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Bicyclist killed in Durham hit and run

Posted May 24, 2015
Updated May 25, 2015

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— Durham police are investigating a Sunday morning hit-and-run incident that left a 49-year-old man dead.

Officers were dispatched to Angier Avenue between Carter Avenue and Commonwealth Street at about 6:15 a.m., where the body of Isidro Razo, of Angier Avenue, was found. Razo was riding a bicycle westbound on Angier Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle, police said.

Family members said Razo was a construction worker with three adult children in Mexico.

"Someone did kill him and I think there needs to be justice found because it's not fair for someone, you know, you drive by you need to call an ambulance," said Vanessa Canupo, Razo's niece. "It's just hard."

Investigators are looking for a black vehicle in connection with the hit and run. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Callers may remain anonymous.


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  • Aanritsen Deur May 25, 2015
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    I have absolutely no tolerance or patience with cowards who run from an accident they caused, then left the victim lying there in the roadway.
    I have thoughts on what should be done with them once they are caught, but I'm sure stating them here clearly and concisely is against some Terms of Service here.
    Thoughts going out to those who loved the deceased.

  • Mark Farmer May 24, 2015
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    now days they are testing driverless cars, maybe they should add to all new cars hit and run sensors and cameras, and transmit that information to police. all sensors must work at all times or information is transmitted to the owner and authorities. if not fixed within 30 days they are fined for every day it is not fixed.

  • Aanritsen Deur May 24, 2015
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    Sorry to hear it. Sad.