Guyton cyclist in December hit-and-run dies from injuries - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Cyclist in Effingham Co. hit-and-run dies

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

Mitchell Johnson, 47, of Guyton, a bicyclist who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in December in Effingham County, has died.

Johnson was riding on Hodgeville Rd. near Forest Haven Rd. on Dec. 9 when he was hit from behind by an unknown vehicle.

A passerby say the wreck bicycle and Johnson lying on the side of the rod.

Johnson was transported to Memorial University Medical Center with life threatening injuries. He died on Feb. 1 from those injuries.

Police have identified a person of interest but no charges have been filed.

Georgia State Patrol's specialized collision and reconstruction team are continuing to investigate the accident.

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