Bicyclist killed in Durham hit-and-run
Posted July 8, 2013
Updated July 9, 2013
Durham, N.C. — A 36-year-old bicyclist from Durham died at Duke Hospital Monday night after being hit by a dark-colored sedan on Hillandale Road near Interstate 85 in Durham, police said.
According to investigators, Seth Vidal was traveling northbound in the 1700 block of Hillandale Road when he was hit from behind around 9 p.m. Vidal was taken to Duke Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses told police that the car, a late-1990s or early 2000s model, slowed quickly and swerved before hitting Vidal and continuing north on Hillandale Road.
Hillandale Road was closed for several hours while police investigated.
Anyone with information about the hit-and-run should call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.
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