Ellenton Hit and Run Kills Bicyclist

A late night hit and run collision between a bicyclist and a unidentified vehicle resulted in the death of the bicyclist.

Florida Highway Patrol reported the incident occurred on the shoulder of U.S. 301 approaching the intersection with 19th Ave East. at 12:30a.m. in Ellenton.

A silver vehicle with damage from the collision sped away from the scene after the accident.

The bicyclist identified as Daniel Mimbs a 26 year old from Bradenton was crashed into from behind on the shoulder of 301.

The vehicle in question left a headlamp behind after the crash and was identified as possibly being a Ford.

Mimbs was pronounced dead at Blake Medical Center and Florida Highway patrol offices have asked anyone with knowledge of the crash or seen the vehicle call them at 751-8350.