New York State Police are releasing the identities of the bicyclist who was killed and the one who was injured when a group of riders was hit by a driver who left the scene in Cortland County.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Troopers say 67-year-old Kitt Warren of DeRuyter was killed while 67-year-old John Rutan of McGraw was taken to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse with non-life-threatening injuries after the group of riders was hit on Route 26 in Cincinnatus shortly before 7:30 p.m. June 15.

Two other riders, a 34-year-old woman from Greene and a 64-year-old man from Cincinnatus were not hurt.

A portion of Route 26 in Cortland County was closed for about eight hours during the initial part of the investigation.

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State Police say the vehicle was found in the Town of Willet and authorities were talking with someone they believed to have been the driver.

The investigation is continuing.

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