Bicyclist killed in Michigan Avenue hit-and-run

Bicyclist killed in Michigan Avenue hit-and-run

A Pensacola woman is dead after being hit while riding her bicycle. The driver who hit her fled the scene, state troopers say.

The collision happened around 9:30 p.m. on Friday.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), 39-year-old Melissa Hicks was cycling down West Michigan Avenue when a driver rear-ended her bicycle near Jaker Lane.

FHP said whoever was behind the wheel drove off.

Hicks was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are now looking for the driver responsible.

If you know anything about the fatal hit-and-run, call Crime Stoppers at 433-STOP.

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