By Daymond Steer
CONWAY — A Conway man was hit and killed by a vehicle while biking on West Main Street in Conway Village on Wednesday evening.
On Thursday morning, Conway police identified the victim as Jesse Fulcher, 36, of Conway. They also said they are seeking the driver of an 18-wheeler that was believed to have been involved in the incident.
At press time on Thursday afternoon, police had located the truck and sent detectives out of town to investigate, along with New Hampshire State Police.
Officers had responded at 5:52 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a man who had been struck by a motor vehicle.
Witnesses reported that the victim later identified as Fulcher was found unresponsive in the roadway next to a bicycle. The driver involved in the incident was not on scene when witnesses and officers arrived.
Conway Fire and Rescue personnel attended to Fulcher at the scene, but his injuries proved to be fatal, according to Lt. Chris Mattei of the Conway Police Department.
West Main Street was closed to through traffic in order to allow the Conway Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team to document the scene. The road was reopened at approximately 9 p.m.
The investigation revealed that the suspect's vehicle continued south on West Main Street.
On Thursday morning, a man who identified himself as "Frank James," of Waterville, Maine, posted to The Conway Daily Sun's Facebook page that the victim was his brother.
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