Elderly bicyclist struck and killed in Leland

LELAND, NC (WECT) – An elderly man was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday night while riding his bicycle, according to a spokesperson for the Leland Police Department.

The man, 74, was riding his bike on Old Fayetteville Road near Woodburn Avenue just before 7 p.m. when he was hit. He was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

The driver of the vehicle involved was not injured.

No charges have been filed, and no other details are known at this time.

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