SYRACUSE — Ronald L. Strieby, North 500E, Syracuse, was killed in a hit and run accident Tuesday evening, Sept. 11. The accident occurred on East CR 800N near CR 650E, south of Syracuse, at 7:55 p.m.. It was his 70th birthday.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kosciusko County Coroner.
Officials with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department report Strieby was found unresponsive in a ditch and partially in the roadway. Police state it appears Strieby was riding a bicycle, westbound, when he was struck by a vehicle, which left the scene. Witnesses were able to give police a description of a vehicle in the area at the time Strieby was found.
Police are asking the public’s help in locating the operator of a late 1990s light colored, full sized pickup truck and a second motor vehicle in the area of the crash. that may have been in that area at the time of the accident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department at (574) 267-5667.