Bicyclist found dead in suspected hit & run in Kyle

CBS Austin

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as John William Lyon, 53. Police are looking for a 2009-2010 Kia Optima, based on parts left at the scene.


A bicyclist was found dead in Kyle Sunday afternoon, according to a city spokesperson.

The victim, described as an adult male, was found by a passing motorist.

I-35 southbound exit ramp 210 and Highway 81 West access was shut down temporarily.

Police are investigating this incident as a hit and run. They are searching for a charcoal gray Kia vehicle with damage to the front passenger side bumper and missing the passenger side mirror.

Identity of the victim has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kyle Police Department at 512-268-3232.

This is a developing story. We will update as we receive more information.

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