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Man turns himself in to Waco Police after hit and run

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Posted at 10:07 AM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 11:28:07-04

WACO, TX — Waco Police are investigating after a man was hit by a vehicle while riding his bike early this morning.

Police say 21-year-old Nathan Barnum turned himself in on March 17 in connection to the hit and run on March 15. He has been arrested for failure to stop and render aid- cause serious bodily injury.

Officers were sent to the 100 block of S New Rd around 5 a.m. in reference to someone locating a bicycle struck by a vehicle.

When officers arrived, the driver of the bicycle had not yet been located.

After searching the area, officers say they located 40-year-old Brandon Rank about 100 feet away from where the bicycle had been found.

Rank was transported to Baylor Scott & White hospital in critical condition. His family has also been notified.

Police say the vehicle that struck Rank did not stop and fled the scene.