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Cyclist Struck and Dragged by Vehicle in Atlanta

10:30 AM, Mar 18, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA (AP) - Police in Atlanta are searching for the driver of a hit-and-run crash in which a bicyclist was dragged and then died in the street.
 
Atlanta police say 54-year-old Walter Amey of Atlanta was hit around 9 p.m. Sunday on Abner Place, not far from his home.
 
Atlanta police Sgt. Grey Lyon tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that officers and paramedics initially thought Amey had been shot. Lyon said that after examining him, they determined he had been struck by a vehicle and dragged.
 
Amey was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.
 
Investigators early Monday were looking for anyone with information about the crash.
 
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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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