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Family offers reward to find driver who hit cyclist

Posted August 14, 2010 11:14 a.m. EDT
Updated August 14, 2010 3:57 p.m. EDT

— The family of a bicyclist injured in a hit-and-run east of Angier has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case.

Authorities said that a car hit Carl Demarais from behind at White Memorial Church and Landmark roads on July 30. Demarias was knocked unconscious, and the motorist left the scene.

Demarais suffered a concussion and broken pelvis and ribs. He must undergo physical therapy to learn to walk again.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run can call the Demarais family at 845-721-2510 or the state Highway Patrol.