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Sacramento coroner identifies bicyclist killed in hit and run

Published: Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 - 6:56 am

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a bicyclist killed Sunday evening by a hit-and-run driver.

He was identified as Joseph Williams, 27, of Sacramento.

Williams was killed in a crash east of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol.

There were no witnesses or description of the vehicle involved in the crash, which happened about 6 p.m., CHP Officer Daniel Webb said. The victim was traveling eastbound on Fruitridge Road and was found lying in the street. Nearby, officers located a bicycle that appeared to have little damage, Webb said.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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