By NEMS Daily Journal
TUPELO – The cyclist who was injured in a hit-and-run accident has been identified as a Kentucky high school principal who was visiting his parents in Tupelo.
Rob Bowers, principal at Fleming County High School in Flemingsburg, was released from the hospital today, three days after being struck while riding along the Natchez Trace at Cliff Gookin Boulevard. He suffered a broken collarbone, a concussion, compressed vertebrae and a sprained ankle.
Authorities were looking for a dark burgundy Ford F-150 in connection with the hit-and-run. Police said the truck likely sustained considerable front-end damage as well as damage to the passenger side door.
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