Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run crash in Harrison Twp. ID’d

A Dayton man riding a bicycle who was struck and killed by an SUV early Friday morning in Harrison Twp. has been identified.

Nathaniel Stewart, 21, was identified as the victim by Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.

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Deputies were called around 2:40 a.m. to the 4300 block of North Main Street on a report of a pedestrian riding a bike hit by a vehicle, according to a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office press release.

Deputies who responded said they found an unresponsive man in the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

After investigation, deputies determined the man had been hit by a 1999-2006 dark-colored SUV, possibly a Tahoe or Suburban, whose driver fled after striking the bicyclist.

The sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate the incident.