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Dover Police Investigating Fatal Hit and Run Involving Bicyclist

Incident Number: 50-22-18756

Date and Time: Saturday, June 18th, 2022 at 10:01 p.m.

Location: S. Governors Avenue and West North Street, Dover, DE

Contact: Dover Police Public Information Office
Sergeant Mark Hoffman Email: mark.hoffman@cj.state.de.us


The Dover Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run accident that occurred on Saturday, June 18th, 2022. Officers responded to the area of South Governors Avenue and West North Street for a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers located a 71-year-old male bicyclist on the roadway with fatal injuries. Witnesses reported that an SUV fled the scene after striking the bicyclist. The SUV fled northbound on South Governors and then westbound on West Loockerman Street.

The case remains under investigation at this time. The following image was obtained from a surveillance camera in the downtown area.

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