Authorities investigating fatal Tazewell County hit-and-run

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The Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Tazewell County.

Authorities were called around 6:12 a.m. Thursday and said a bicyclist was going northbound on Route 19 near Route 609 when he was struck from behind. The vehicle fled the scene without stopping. The adult male cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no description of the suspect's vehicle at this time, and the case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call Virginia State Police - Wytheville Division Dispatch at 276-228-3131 or email

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