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FACT identifies bicyclist killed in hit and run crash on Ireland Road

SOUTH BEND, In. -- The St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team is investigating a hit and run crash that killed a bicyclist Wednesday morning.

Police say they were called at 3 a.m. to the area of Ireland Road and Keria Trail, just west of Erskine Commons about a man lying in the road. 

Police say 23-year-old Uriah Scofield was riding his bike westbound on Ireland Road when he was struck from behind by a vehicle also traveling westbound.

The vehicle, believed to be a white Volkswagen, then drove off. 

Scofield was pronounced dead at the scene. 

If you have a description of the vehicle or any other information in the incident, you are asked to call FACT at 574-235-9514.

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