Police seek hit-and-run driver who injured bicyclist in LaGrange County

A 24-year-old bicyclist from Ligonier had to be flown to the hospital after he was injured by a hit-and-run driver this morning in LaGrange County, say police.

This happened just after 5 a.m. on County Road 800 S. in the area of 4750 W.

Police say Jerry Hochstetler was flown to Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne with possible head, back and neck injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.

Police say the person who hit Hochstetler drove off before police arrived. There is no vehicle description, but police say the vehicle should have front end and undercarriage damage.

If you have information, call the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department.

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