Police are looking for the vehicle and its driver that hit and killed a bicyclist Tuesday night and fled the scene.

The bicyclist was identified as Ronald Lee Strieby, 70, of Syracuse.

The crash occurred on CR 800N at CR 650E near North Webster, according to a news release from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department this morning.





KCSD deputies and emergency personnel responded at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday to a man lying along the road.

The crash involved a westbound bicyclist who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle. The man was unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office.

The vehicle that is believed to have collided with the bicyclist left the scene of the crash, and information on that subject is being sought at this time.

Witnesses at the scene identified a light-colored late model full-size truck and a second motor vehicle in the area of the crash.

KCSD requests anyone with information to call investigators at 574-267-5667.

Officers said the crash is remains under investigation.

The Kosciusko County Fatal Team was assisted at the scene by members of the Syracuse Fire Department, Syracuse EMS, North Webster Police Department, Syracuse Police Department, the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office and KCSD.