Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run; Stockton Police Investigating

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STOCKTON — The Stockton Police Department reports a bicyclist was killed Friday when a tractor trailer hit him then drove away from the scene.

The 43-year-old bicyclist was pronounced dead by officials after being hit by a red tractor trailer pulling a flatbed trailer.

Stockton Police officers received reports of the hit-and-run at 9:04 p.m. and arrived at the scene on Boeing Way near west Highway 99. The suspect had fled prior to the officers arrival.

The suspect has been described by authorities as being Middle Eastern, around 25 to 32 years old, 5 foot 9 inches, 220 pounds and having a beard. At the time of the hit-and-run he wore a dark blue shirt, reflective vest and denim shorts.

Investigators have asked the public for help in unveiling any pertinent information.

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