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Police Seek Public’s Help After Bicyclist Struck In Hit-Run Dies

Posted at 10:30 AM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 18:00:12-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police are seeking the public’s help after a bicyclist struck in a hit-and-run over the weekend died from his injuries.

The Fayette County Coroner’s Office said 47-year-old John V. Oliver of Lexington died Sunday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Police say Oliver was critically injured when they found him about 2 a.m. Saturday lying in the street on North LImestone between Templeman and Constitution streets.

Lexington Police’s Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate the case.

At this time, police do not have a description of the vehicle involved. Officers are asking for anyone who might have witnessed the collision or who knows of a vehicle with suspicious damage to contact the authorities.

Anonymous tips, including photos and videos, can be submitted by texting LEXPD plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be sent anonymously through Bluegrass Crime Stoppers at 859-253-2020 or