2 bicyclists killed in hit-and-run on Racetrack near Bartram Springs

St. Johns County deputies report finding suspect vehicle, but not driver

By Erik Avanier - Reporter, Jason Mealey - Producer/assignment editor, Roxy Tyler - Web producer

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Two bicyclists were killed Saturday morning in a hit-and-run crash on Racetrack Road, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office and investigators are still looking for the driver responsible.  

The Sheriff's Office announced late Sunday it had found the 2016 Hyundai suspected to have hit the bicyclists, but no one was home in the Bartram Park area where the vehicle was located.

Authorities said the vehicle struck and killed the bicyclists on Racetrack Road between Durbin Pavilion Parkway and U.S. Highway 1 near Bartram Springs Parkway around 10 a.m.

The names of the bicyclists killed are being withheld until their family members are notified.​

"Given the dynamics of this crash, that individual had to have known he had struck something or she had struck something,” SJCSO spokesman Chuck Mulligan said.

Detectives were talking to multiple witnesses and reviewing surveillance video from traffic cameras as part of the investigation.

Anyone with information/video to share is asked to contact Detective James Jackson at 904-209-2142 or the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office at 904-824-8304. 

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