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Arkansas State Police Looking for Suspect Vehicle in Hit & Run

A man riding a bicycle was seriously injured in incident.
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Arkansas State Troopers are searching for a Ford Edge or Lincoln MKX that may have been driven from the scene of a hit and run highway crash along Highway 365 in northern Pulaski County earlier this week.
 
Jimmy Bowman, 47, of North Little Rock sustained serious injuries as the result of being struck by a hit and run driver around 9:45 Tuesday evening (June 4).
 
Bowman was riding a bicycle along 365, also known as MacArthur Dr., near the intersection with Mundo Rd. when he was struck.
 
The Ford Edge or Lincoln MKX is believed to be a 2012 or 2013 model year vehicle and its color may be metallic red.
 
The vehicle was last seen leaving the area of the crash scene along MacArthur Dr. traveling south toward North Little Rock. Troopers and Special Agents of the Criminal Investigation Division suspect the vehicle may have damage to the right front fender and possibly the right passenger door. The vehicle will also be missing the right passenger door mirror housing.
 
Anyone with information pertaining to the crash or the whereabouts of the vehicle is asked to contact the Arkansas State Police by calling (501) 618-8100.


UPDATE:

LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A man is in custody in connection to a hit and run crash which occurred earlier this week and left a local man -- who was riding a bicycle -- seriously injured.

Arkansas State Police arrested 35-year-old Clyde Cook III of North Little Rock -- thanks to a tip from a citizen late Friday.

The citizen gave them the location of the vehicle that was believed to have struck the bicyclist along MacArthur Drive Wednesday evening. 

Cook was charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident, 1st degree battery and driving on a suspended license. He is currently being held in the Pulaski County Jail.

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