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Bicyclist Killed In Pomona Hit-And-Run

POMONA (CBS) —  A bicyclist was killed in Pomona Wednesday when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle and dragged for a half-block.

A Dodge or Chrysler SUV going north on Towne Avenue struck the bicyclist, who was riding on Sixth Street, crossing Towne, said Sgt. Christian Hsu of the Pomona Police Department.

The driver fled the scene, Hsu said.

The bicyclist died at the scene of the collision, which occurred at 5:29 p.m., Hsu said.

It is believed that the sport utility vehicle has moderate to major front-end damage.

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