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Article Date: 12/14/2011 | Resource: MLG

Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run crash

"Investigators say the driver in a hit-and-run crash was inside a white van in Lake Forest."

A 47-year-old man died after he was struck in a hit-and-run crash along Serrano Road Tuesday night.

Sheriff's officials said a witness saw a white van leaving the area, and investigators are now asking for the public's help to identify the driver of the van, who fled after the 47-year-old bicyclist was hit.

The crash was reported at 10:11 p.m. near the intersection of Serrano Road and Ridge Route, said Lt. Jim England of the Orange County Sheriff's Department.

The vehicle, described only as a white van, was spotted leaving the crash northbound on Serrano Road, he said.

Paramedics took the bicyclist to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead, England said.

The sheriff's Major Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 855-TIP-OCCS or 855-847-
6227.



For more information regarding this article please contact:

Jeffrey Marquart
(949)589-0150
jmarquart@marquartlawgroup.com