Car accident in Leeds claims the life of cyclist

LEEDS, AL – A bicyclist was killed in a collision involving a car last Wednesday, WVTM 13 reports.

A car was heading west on Highway 78 when it struck a man riding a bicycle. The driver fled the scene but was found by Leeds Police Department officers on Smith Sims Road.

The bicyclist, a 59-year-old from Birmingham, was found dead by authorities near Riverview Road.

Additional details about the circumstances of the wreck are not known at this time. We will be monitoring this story as it develops.

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