$25,000 Reward Offered in Long Beach Bicyclist’s Hit-and-run Death

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has offered a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two drivers who left the scene of a fatal bicycle accident. Anyone with information is urged to call the Long Beach, California, Police Detective Sirilo Garcia at (562) 570-7132.
At approximately 3:00 AM Saturday, March 5, 2018, San Pedro resident Cole Micek was struck in lane 2 of the northbound Terminal Island (74) Freeway at Pier A Way while riding his bicycle by two vehicles. A surveillance tape of the accident shows that one vehicle was a white 2015 to 2017 white Toyota Camry while the second vehicle was a late-1990s Honda Accord. The Accord has a sunroof and a distinctive hood.
The Long Beach, California, police investigated the accident that was discovered by one of their officers. Despite rendering aid at the scene, the bicyclist was pronounced dead from multiple injuries. It took the coroner’s office several hours to discover who the bicyclist was because he was not carrying any identification.
Cole Micek was born on July 18, 1993, in Torrance, California. He was an auto mechanic at his father’s auto businesses in San Pedro, California, and Downey, California. Cole was happiest when he was outside, and he was an avid hunter, loved riding his dirt bike and paintballing. He was a 2012 graduate of Port of Los Angeles High School.
If you know something that will help the police solve this case, you may also contact Crime Stoppers where your tip can remain anonymous.

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