West Ashley cyclist killed in hit-and-run identified

The Charleston County Coronerís office has identified a man who died after apparently being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Gerard Nieto, 51, of West Ashley, was found in the street in front of the Best Western hotel at Savannah Highway and White Oak Drive, near his bicycle, at about 1:30 a.m. Friday according to police.

The Coronerís office said Saturday that Nieto died at the scene of blunt force trauma.

Police said Friday that they had ďno concreteĒ details about the incident.

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