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UPDATE: Victim in Mount Pleasant hit-and-run identified, 71-year-old driver charged

UPDATE: Victim in Mount Pleasant hit-and-run identified, 71-year-old driver charged

UPDATE: MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Charges have been filed after an 18-year-old man was killed in a hit and run in Mount Pleasant.

The man accused, Johnny Taylor, 71, made his initial court appearance Wednesday at the Racine County Courthouse.

The victim, Teren Cagle, was riding his bike along Highway 32, when he was struck by a car, Monday night. An off-duty deputy found Cagle lying in a ditch, just before 11 p.m. He later died from his injuries.

According to the criminal complaint, he was hit by the car Taylor was driving. Taylor didn't stop -- he circled back around and drove off, according to the complaint.

The prosecution said he tried to hide what he did.

"From him fleeing the scene, and then buying parts to fix his car…additionally he made up a story to officers once he talked to them stating someone by the name of Diane was driving," said the prosecutor.

Taylor's bond has been set at $50,000 cash. He could face up to 25-years in prison, if convicted.

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Updated 9:08 p.m. January 8, 2019

UPDATE: MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Mount Pleasant Police Department has identified the bicyclist killed in the hit-and-run crash in Racine County as 18-year-old Teren Cagle.

Mount Pleasant Police have also recovered the vehicle believed to be involved.

The operator of the vehicle, a 71-year-old Kenosha man, was taken into custody. 

The man is facing charges of Hit and Run Causing Death.

The investigation remains ongoing. 

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Updated 6:45 p.m. January 8, 2019

UPDATE: MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Medical Examiner confirms that the bicyclist involved in a hit-and-run in Mount Pleasant has died.

The investigation remains ongoing. 

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Updated 3:00 p.m. January 8, 2019

UPDATE: MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Mount Pleasant Police say they are now searching for a white 1998-2003 Dodge Ram van in connection with the hit and run of a bicyclist.

According to police, the suspect vehicle should contain fresh damage to the front right headlamp assembly, hood on right side, and it is believed there would be damage to the windshield on the right side.

The victim is still being treated for serious life-threatening injuries at a Milwaukee hospital.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (CBS 58) – An 18-year-old Racine man was found in a ditch suffering from life threatening injuries Monday evening.

According to police, the man was found around 10:46 p.m. near State Highway 32 and Hansche Road. Once officers got to the scene, the victim was transported to the hospital. Authorities say he was hit by a car that drove off after the crash.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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