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Bicyclist hurt in Marietta hit-and-run

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MARIETTA, Ga. -

Cobb County police say a bicyclist was hit by a vehicle early Wednesday morning, and the driver did not stop.  It happened just after 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Canton and Piedmont roads in Marietta.

A witness said that the driver hit the bicyclist from behind and kept going. Investigators are continuing to search for that person.  

Police say the rider was struck by a dark colored compact car that should have damage on the right passenger side, fender and hood.

The bicyclist, identified as 49-year-old Anthony Dixon, was listed in critical condition on Wednesday afternoon.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact police.

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