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Hit-and-run driver who struck bicyclist sought, SAPD says

SAPD: George Burnette, 67, suffered serious injuries in hit-and-run

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are asking for the public's help in finding the driver who took off after striking a 67-year-old bicyclist.

It happened April 23 in the 600 block of Austin Street.

George Burnette was riding his bicycle when a vehicle drove up and struck Burnette, knocking him off his bicycle and causing him serious bodily injury, according to the San Antonio Police Department.

The vehicle continued south on Austin Street without rendering aid, police said. SAPD described the vehicle as a black Ford Focus (similar to car pictured above).

Anyone with information regarding the driver's identity or the whereabouts of the vehicle are asked to call the Traffic Investigations Unit at 207-7385 or Crime Stoppers at 224-STOP.


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