The person who was killed while riding his bike on US 192 near St. Cloud early Monday morning has been identified as a 36-year-old man from Kissimmee by authorities, according to FHP. The name of the man has not been released by FHP at this time.
The driver who hit him, left the scene of the crash and is being searched for by law enforcement.
The crash took place just after 6 am near the intersection of East Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway and Simmons Road near the St. Cloud Commons plaza.
FHP says the bicyclist was heading east in a marked bike lane when a Ford F-150 entered the lane striking the bike.
Troopers said the they found pieces of a front right headlight near the location of the crash and are looking for a white, Ford F-250 (newer model, 2017 forward) that could possibly be involved in this crash. Any mechanics or auto body shops that may have replaced or repaired a front right headlight matching the above vehicle description are asked to contact FHP.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call FHP at 407-737-2213 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477.