Sunday, July 15, 2012

Bicyclist Killed in Fontana Hit and Run

July 14, 2012 - According to reports a 25 year old bicyclist was struck and killed in Fontana. According to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the fatal hit and run occurred at approximately 11:55 p.m. on Wilson Avenue, Thursday night.

Sheriff’s officals said the bicyclist that was killed in the hit and run has been identified as Alex Patrick Silva age 25 of Fontana. Silva and a friend were riding bicycles approximately one mile from his home, on Wilson Avenue east of San Sevine Road, when he was struck.

According San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department officials, Silva was transported to an area hospital where he later died. Sheriff’s officials have no description of the vehicle, but family members believe there was another witness at the scene that saw the hit and run vehicle.

San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department officials said the deadly hit and run remains under investigation and anyone with information should contact investigators.

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