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Early-morning bicycle fatality victim identified

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Posted at 4:37 PM, Jul 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-24 18:55:23-04

CORPUS CHRISTI — Police have identified a cyclist believed to have been a hit-and-run victim on Northwest Boulevard.

John Rice, 30, is thought to have been riding his bike near River Hill Drive, in the Calallen area, when he was struck.

Officers received a call about a bike on the road at approximately 7 a.m., and found a Rice's body in a ditch.

Rice reportedly wasn't wearing a helmet or a safety vest, and his bicycle was not equipped with lights or reflectors.