Cyclist killed in hit-and-run wreck identified

Published: May. 4, 2012 at 6:39 AM EDT|Updated: May. 5, 2012 at 6:19 PM EDT
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WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner's Office has identified the cyclist killed in a hit and run accident early Friday morning in West Ashley.

The coroner's office says 51-year-old Gerard Nieto of Charleston died at the scene of the wreck.

The accident happened along Savannah Highway near White Oak Drive just before 1:30 a.m. Officers say both the cyclist and the motorist were traveling south at the time of the incident.

The Charleston Police Department is still looking for the driver of the vehicle.

If you have any information about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (843) 554-1111.

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