Tuesday, 01 October 2019 12:05

Cyclist Hit, Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver Featured

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Akron Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident involving a bicyclist from early Tuesday morning. 

According to the report, police responded to the intersection of South Broadway and East Exchange Streets for an accident involving injuries. There, they found a bicyclist that was hit by a car that reportedly jumped the curb, hit the man on the bicycle, and continued off the road into a parked car. 

The cyclist was taken to Akron General Hospital where he died. His name has not been released yet. 

The driver, only identified as a 50-year-old male, was taken to Summa Akron City Hospital with minor injuries. 

The investigation into the crash is ongoing and no charges have been filed yet, but investigators do believe that alcohol was a factor. 

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