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Cyclist involved in Penticton hit and run

Cyclist taken to the hospital after being involved in a hit and run Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

RCMP responded to a hit and run involving a cyclist and a motorist in Penticton Wednesday night.

Just after 10 p.m., a passerby called 911 to report a cyclist laying on the ground after being hit by a vehicle on Eastside Road, according to police.

The man was taken to the hospital with severe but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police believe the suspect’s vehicle is a Pontiac Vibe or another Pontiac-brand vehicle that has a small honeycomb-style grill.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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