Cyclist Injured in Walton County Hit and Run

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One man suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Walton County.

Onur Guler, 21 of Miramar Beach in Florida, was traveling on the shoulder on a bicycle on the westbound side of US Highway 98.

Near Ponce de Leon Road, a vehicle also traveling westbound drifted into the shoulder and struck Guler and his bicycle. That vehicle then fled the scene.

Guler was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital, where he was treated for serious injuries.

Vehicle parts left at the scene of the suspected hit and run indicated that the vehicle was likely a white passenger car made in either 2000 or 2001.

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