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Police Are Looking for a Hit-and-Run Driver

Athens-Clarke County police are asking for help in locating a vehicle that hit a cyclist on Danielsville Road Tuesday.

The cyclist was riding north on Danielsville Road near the Smokey Road intersection shortly after 5 p.m. when he was hit from behind by a gold or tan SUV. The victim was taken to Athens Regional Medical Center for life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Anyone with information on the vehicle or the driver is asked to call 706-208-1718 and talk to Senior Office Bob Schulte (ext. 229) or Lt. Don Eckert (ext. 223) or call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 706-613-3342.