Columbia County, Ga. (WJBF) – Columbia County deputies responding to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run involving a cyclist in Columbia County.
It happened shortly after 7 a.m. when investigators were called in reference to a body lying in a ditch on Wrightsboro Road, between Hagan Road and Kettle Creek.
Officials say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
He’s been identified as 59-year-old Charles William McDaniel.
He was reportedly riding his bike on the side of the road when he was struck from behind by a vehicle.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a late model GMC or Chevy Truck, white in color. It’s now damaged and left parts behind.
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