UPDATE: Arrest made in hit-and-run crash with cyclist - Tucson News Now

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UPDATE: Arrest made in hit-and-run crash with cyclist

Troy Gosnell (Source: Tucson Police Department) Troy Gosnell (Source: Tucson Police Department)
Police asked for the public's help in identifying the person in the surveillance photos. (Source: Tucson Police Department) Police asked for the public's help in identifying the person in the surveillance photos. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
Surveillance photos from a nearby grocery store appear to show an SUV that matches witnesses description of the one involved in the collision. (Source: Tucson Police Department) Surveillance photos from a nearby grocery store appear to show an SUV that matches witnesses description of the one involved in the collision. (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man has been arrested in connection with a Sunday afternoon hit-and-run accident, authorities said.

Sgt. Pete Dugan, spokesman for the Tucson Police Department, said Troy Gosnell has been taken into custody thanks to the media and viewer tips.

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Dugan said the Gosnell, 46, was driving an SUV on South Craycroft Road between 25th and 26th streets when he struck a man on a bicycle around 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 14.

The cyclist, a 49-year-old Tucson man, suffered broken ribs and internal bleeding.

The TPD released several photos of a person of interest Sunday night and asked for help in identifying the man.

Dugan said the cyclist was not wearing a helmet but was riding in a designated bike lane when he was struck.

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