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Bicyclist dies from injuries in Union County hit-and-run

Officials said the bicyclist was airlifted to a hospital. (WBTV graphic) Officials said the bicyclist was airlifted to a hospital. (WBTV graphic)
UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A bicyclist who was injured in a hit-and-run in Union County Saturday afternoon has died from his injuries.

According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened on Rocky River Road between Newtown Road and Highway 84 in Monroe.

Authorities say Jeffrey S. Masingill, 53, was hit then the driver of the car took off.

The bicyclist was airlifted to a hospital to be treated for injuries. North Carolina State Highway Patrol says Masingill died at the hospital Sunday morning.

There's no word on a vehicle description and no further information was released.

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