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Cyclist dies after being hit by vehicle; driver takes off, police say

He was taken to University Hospital, but passed away due to his injuries.

A man passed away after he was hit by a car while riding his bicycle, the San Antonio Police Department said.

The incident happened around 9 p.m. Friday on Babcock and Huebner Road on the city's northwest side.

When police arrived, they found the man, who was in his early 60s, lying in the street. He was taken to University Hospital, but passed away due to his injuries.

Authorities said a black vehicle hit the man. The driver of that vehicle was driving on Babcock, attempting to turn left onto Huebner, when they crashed into the cyclist. That driver fled southwest on Huebner after the incident.

Another driver saw the victim on the road and called for help. The road was closed for a few hours as authorities investigated.

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