BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident George Morreale, 66, was killed Sunday when he bicycling on Yamato Road. Police say he was struck from behind by Bianca Fichtel, 24, also of Boca. She was driving a Ford F-150. She left the scene but later returned.
From Boca PD:
On Sunday, April 6 at 10:04 a.m., officers of the Boca Raton Police Department’s Traffic Homicide Unit responded to a crash which occurred in the 600 block of West Yamato Road.
A bicyclist was traveling west on Yamato Road in the bicycle lane, when he was struck from behind by a 2004 Ford F-150. The driver of the F-150 left the scene and was followed by a witness until she returned back to crash site. The cyclist died on the scene.
The investigation is ongoing and charges may be forthcoming. If anyone has information about this crash, they are asked to call Officer Adam Reisner at (561) 620-6121 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.
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