DAVIDSON COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Eric Christopher Dickerson, of Thomasville, North Carolina, has been identified by the Highway Patrol as the bicyclist struck and killed on Denton Road.

Dickerson, 38, was riding a bicycle when he collided with a vehicle near Mary Road just outside of Thomasville. The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene.


Troopers believe the collision happened sometime between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.

At about 7:16 a.m., North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a reported fatal hit and run on Denton Road. source

The vehicle may have been a 2004 GMC Sierra truck.

Troopers are working to identify a suspect vehicle using evidence collected on the scene.

Anyone with information on the fatal incident should contact police at 911.

Thomasville is a city in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 26,757 at the 2010 census. The city is notable for its furniture industry, as are its neighbors High Point and Lexington, according to Wikipedia.