Victim in Briarwood Road hit and run dies of injuries

LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - We have an update on the bicyclist who was severely injured in a hit and run in Meridian on Labor Day.

Lauderdale County Coroner Clayton Cobler tells Newscenter 11 Edward Donaldson died Wednesday morning at a Jackson hospital.

Donaldson was hit by a car while riding his bicycle on Briarwood Road.

Police say they believe the vehicle that hit Donaldson is a reddish-wine color.

Investigators encourage anyone who has information about the hit and run to call Meridian police or Crimestoppers at 855-485-8477.