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Hit and Run Accident with Bicyclist in Gresham

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Police have arrested the suspected driver of a car that hit a bicyclist on Saturday. The Hit and run suspect turned himself in.

It happened at Southeast 165th and Stark just before 3 p.m. Police say the suspect was driving a mid 1990s black Honda sedan and hit the cyclist, then drove away, hitting a truck at 162nd and Burnside. No one was hurt in that crash.

Police later found the suspect car was found at 181nd and Burnside. The victim, 49-year-old Michael Spicher, was taken to the hospital where he died.

On Sunday, police arrested 18-year-old Adam Wayne Clark on a felony hit and run charge. Police say he called to turn himself in around 3 a.m.

Hit and run collisions are covered under the required Uninsured Motorist coverage in Oregon. Because accidents need to be reported to the government within 72 hours for a valid hit and run claim under most policies, you should contact an attorney immediately to protect your rights.