UPDATE: Bicyclist identified from early morning hit-and-run
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The Ada County Coroner's Office said 53-year-old Victor Haskell of Garden City died of blunt force trauma.
An investigation led police to believe the man was struck by a vehicle early Thursday, before sunrise.
The Boise Police Department has reported that evidence gathered by officers at the scene indicates a man riding his bike on the north side of State Street near North 30th was hit by a vehicle.
At 8:31 a.m. on Thursday a woman passing by the area called 911 telling dispatchers she saw a man lying on the sidewalk with a bicycle nearby.
Officers were sent to the scene as a welfare check. The first arriving officers found the man deceased and requested the assistance of the Boise Police Crash Reconstruction team to further investigate. Officers on that specialized crash team have uncovered evidence that, at this time, points to a hit & run.