On the evening of February 12, 2024, a tragic hit-and-run accident occurred at the intersection of Poinciana Boulevard and State Road 535 in Kissimmee, Osceola County, claiming the life of a 48-year-old male bicyclist from Kissimmee. Despite immediate response and efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on February 23rd.

In a significant breakthrough, Florida Highway Patrol investigators have acquired two crucial videos shedding light on the incident. The footage reveals a silver Hyundai Elantra stopping near the scene, with the driver exiting the vehicle, approaching the bicyclist, then hastily returning to the car and fleeing. The vehicle in question is reported to have sustained damage to its front right side.

As the search for the suspect continues, FHP urges anyone with information related to the crash to come forward. Contact FHP at 407-737-2213 or CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS with any details that might aid in the ongoing investigation. Your assistance could be vital in achieving justice for the victim and holding the responsible party accountable.

This remains an active criminal investigation, and updates will be provided as more information becomes available.