September 26, 2013
Police have issued a request for information by the public relating to the following incident:
On Thursday, September 19, 2013 at approximately 11:38 pm, two bicyclists were traveling south on US15-501 just outside of the city limits of Chapel Hill when they were struck from behind by an unknown vehicle. The impact caused both bicyclists to be ejected onto the southbound lanes of US15-501. The suspect vehicle fled from the scene.
As a result of the collision, Ivin Levander Scurlock, 41, of Carrboro, NC, died at the scene. The second bicyclist, identified as Alexandria Nicole Simou, 40, of Chapel Hill, was originally taken to the hospital but died on Monday.
At this time, there are no witnesses to this collision. The suspect vehicle is described as having front end and windshield damage. The make and model of the vehicle is unknown.
Any information and/or tips from the public pertaining to this incident should be reported to the Hillsborough Highway Patrol at (919) 732-2551 or the Raleigh Highway Patrol Communication Center at (919) 733-3861.