Asheville police search for hit and run suspect

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Asheville Police are looking for a hit and run suspect that collided with a bicyclist early Sunday morning.

According to police, a bicyclist named Jared Anthony Leyva, 22 of Black Mountain, NC was hit from behind while riding south on US 25 around 2:24 a.m. below the I-40 bridge.

He was reportedly struck by a silver Saturn, which fled the scene after the collision.

Leyva was taken by EMS to Mission Hospital in Asheville. His condition is not known at this time.

Anyone with information about this crime should call Asheville Police at 828-252-1110.

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