Bicyclist, 48, struck, killed in Dover
By TERRI SANGINITI • The News Journal • November 3, 2008
A 48-year-old Leipsic man was killed Saturday night when his bicycle was hit by a sport utility vehicle in Dover.
Dover police Lt. Steve Getek identified the victim as Randy White.
The crash occurred about 6:45 p.m. at U.S. 13 and Rustic Lane.
Getek said White was riding his bicycle westbound across an intersection when a southbound Chevrolet Trailblazer in the left lane hit the man as he entered the road from the median.
The driver of the Trailblazer initially fled the scene, but later returned.
Police did not release the driver’s name.
The bicycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene.
Charges against the SUV driver are pending further investigation, Getek said.
Police are asking anyone with information about the fatal crash to call Detective Larry Simpkiss at 736-7141 or 736-7111, or Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333.
Contact Terri Sanginiti at 324-2771 or firstname.lastname@example.org.