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Fort Myers police investigating hit and run

By Staff | Mar 27, 2010

Police are searching for a dark-colored pickup truck believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run that left a bicyclist seriously injured Saturday night.
The Fort Myers Police Department responded to the 500 block of Van Buren Street at 7:32 p.m. in reference to a man lying near the railroad tracks. Upon arrival police learned Miguel Santos, 46, had been riding his bicycle and was the victim of a hit and run. He was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
Police located a witness who said a dark colored, possibly green, Chevy pickup truck, hit Santos and took off. Investigators believe the truck has damage to the front of the vehicle and possibly the windshield.
Anyone with information is asked to call FMPD at 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.