Cyclist struck by hit & run driver in Union County dies

- A cyclist who was struck by a vehicle Saturday afternoon in Union County has died at the hospital, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. 

The cyclist has been identified as 52-year-old Jeffrey S. Massingill. 

Troopers say the hit & run happened on S. Rocky River Rd. between New Town Rd. and Weddington Rd. The cyclist was originally taken to CMC-Union with serious injuries but was transferred to CMC-Main in Charlotte shortly afterwards. 

Troopers say they do not have any information on the make and model of the vehicle that fled the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call the N.C. Highway Patrol at 704-292-1539.

Check back here for any updates to this story. 

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