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Bicyclist dies in Fresno after being hit by truck

A bicyclist is dead after he was hit by a truck Saturday evening in northeast Fresno.

Police said they’re looking for the male driver who took off after the accident on Fresno Street north of Shaw Avenue.

According to police, the bicyclist was riding southbound on Fresno Street near Scott Avenue just after 5 p.m. when he drifted into the slow lane and was hit.

The driver of the truck, described only as silver in color, stopped briefly, then continued southbound on Fresno Street.

The bicyclist was taken to Community Regional Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

No other details were immediately available.

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