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Bicyclist killed in Hillsborough hit-and-run crash, deputies say

It happened in the 3200 block of Sydney Dover Road in Dover on Saturday night, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.
A male bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the 3200 block of Sydney Dover Road in Dover on Saturday night, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
A male bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the 3200 block of Sydney Dover Road in Dover on Saturday night, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. [ Tribune News Service ]
Published Aug. 16|Updated Aug. 17

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a driver who hit and killed a bicyclist in Dover.

Deputies were called to the 3200 block of Sydney Dover Road around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, where they discovered a male with upper body trauma, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Tuesday.

Detectives believe the male had been riding a bike either in the northbound lane of the road or near it when he was hit, possibly by a “vehicle described as a small, dark-colored pickup truck,” according to the release. The driver did not stay at the scene after the crash.

Detectives investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Dover are looking for a “vehicle described as a small, dark-colored pickup truck,” according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
Detectives investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Dover are looking for a “vehicle described as a small, dark-colored pickup truck,” according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. [ Photo provided / Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ]

The Sheriff’s Office did not provide the name or age of the person who was killed.

Anyone who has information about the hit-and-run is asked to contact the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200.

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