LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) — A bicyclist is dead as the result of a hit-and-run in Lewiston.

Early Sunday morning, shortly before 2 a.m., Lewiston police responded to Lewiston Road at Creek Road Extension after receiving a report of a bicyclist that was down in the roadway.

Lewiston police say the bicyclist, 61-year-old Barry Tierney of Newfane, died at the scene.

“Preliminary investigations have determined that the bicyclist was struck by a vehicle which then fled the scene heading south on Lewiston Road,” Lewiston police wrote on Facebook.

The vehicle in question has since been located in Niagara Falls. The driver, who hasn’t been named, turned himself into the police Sunday. The Niagara County District Attorney’s Office is working with investigators in this case.

Anyone with information on this crash can call Lewiston police at (716) 754-8477 or email msalada@lewpd.com.

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