Goose Creek bicyclist dies after hit-and-run in North Charleston

A 46-year-old bicyclist died Wednesday night after a hit-and-run crash in North Charleston, police said.

Jathon Bellamy III of Goose Creek died at Medical University Hospital from head and chest injuries, according to Charleston County Coroner Rae Wooten.

Officers responded to the hit-and-run shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday at Cosgrove Avenue and Azalea Drive.

Police spokesman Spencer Pryor had no information to release on the vehicle involved.

Anyone who may have been in the area at the time or witnessed the wreck is asked to contact North Charleston Police at 554-5700 or Crime Stoppers at 554-1111.

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