Bicyclist killed, 1 injured in Whatcom County hit-and-run

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WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. —

A bicyclist died and another was injured Saturday night after a vehicle struck the two in Whatcom County, said Washington State Patrol.

 

According to troopers, a driver in a Ford Escort was traveling northbound on Highway 547 on Oregon Trail Road after 8 p.m. when she struck two bicyclists that were on the roadway.

 

Troopers said the driver left the scene after checking on the bicyclists.

 

When crews arrived at the location, they found an injured 51-year-old man and took him to St. Joseph Hospital. The other bicyclist died at the scene.

 

According to State Patrol, the driver was booked into the Whatcom County Jail.

 

The collision is still under investigation.