Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run in Augusta

Posted July 06, 2012, at 4:10 p.m.
Last modified July 06, 2012, at 6:09 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Police say a bicyclist has died in a hit-and-run crash in Augusta.

Police Lt. Christopher Massey says a passerby found a man lying on Ward Road underneath a damaged bicycle Friday afternoon. No other vehicles were in the area.

The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Gary L. Lacasse of Augusta.

The Kennebec Journal reports that a state police reconstruction team was called to the scene. Additional details were not immediately available.