Person of interest identified in League City fatal hit-and-run

Published On: Mar 13 2014 02:07:12 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 14 2014 01:54:43 PM CDT

Authorities are searching for a person of interest wanted in connection to a hit-and-run crash in League City.

League City police said a man was riding a bicycle when he was hit by a car around 2:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1900 block of E. Marina Bay Drive.

Another driver called 911 and stayed at the scene until emergency crews arrive, police said. 

Officials said the 45-year-old man was taken to Clear Lake Regional where he later died. His name was not immediately released pending family notification.

Police said they were able to obtain surveillance video showing a vehicle and a person of interest. The vehicle is believed to be a gray or sliver with four doors.

League City police said a woman driver was seen in the area of N. Compass Rose and W. Marina Bay Drive around the time the accident occurred.

Police say they have identified the driver thanks to the help of the media. They have not yet released the woman's identity.



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