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Police Searching for Driver in Hit-and-Run in Tahoe

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According to CHP Truckee, a bicyclist is in the hospital with major injuries after being hit by a car on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe Monday afternoon. 

At approximately 12:40 p.m. the victim, idenitified as Larry Ferguson, was riding his bike east on McKinney Rubicon Springs Road at an unknown speed. Officers say a woman driving a gray mid-size SUV was traveling west at approximately 25 miles per hour in Ferguson's direction. Officers say the gray SUV slowed down and made an improper left turn and Ferguson crashed into the passenger side of the suspect's car.

The driver of the SUV fled south of Bellevue Avenue. Meanwhile, police say Ferguson fell to the ground and hit his head causing major injuries.He was transported to the hospital by Care Flight.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer J. Fontes at CHP Truckee (530) 582-7570

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