A 63-year-old man was killed after he was hit by a car and then dragged along for 70 meters on Monday night in Mito City, police said Tuesday.
Police received a call at around 11:30 p.m. reporting that a man on a bicycle had been hit by a car. Fuji Kashimura was found about 70 meters from a crossing with no traffic light, and marks on the ground indicate he was dragged away from the crossing by a car, police said.
He was taken to a nearby hospital, but died due to severe head injuries soon after.
Kashimura's bicycle was found 90 meters from the crossing. An eyewitness says he saw a car leave the scene.© News reports