1 Biker Dead, 1 Injured In Chapel Hill Hit-And-Run

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One bicyclist was killed and another was injured late Thursday after a hit-and-run on U.S. Highway 15/501 in Chapel Hill, state Highway Patrol officials said. Courtesy WRAL.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a hit and run driver struck two people on bicycles in Chapel Hill, killing a man and injuring a woman.

Troopers say a Pittsboro police officer found the bikers in the middle of the road about 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

Investigators say the man died and the woman has been taken to a hospital.

Their names have not been released.Troopers say they are looking for a damaged sedan but did not provide a detailed description of the vehicle.

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