Investigators release video of vehicles linked to fatal hit-and-run in Niagara Falls

WATCH: Security video retrieved by police in Niagara Falls shows three vehicles detectives have interest in, in connection with a fatal hit-and-run March 19.

Niagara Regional Police have released video showing vehicles connected with the death of an e-bike rider in Niagara Falls in mid-March.

Paul Brian Fulton, 52, of Niagara Falls died in hospital after he was struck by a sedan around 11:30 p.m. on March 19 near Drummond Road and Dunn Street.

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It’s believed Fulton lost control of his bike and was thrown onto the street before being struck by a dark grey Mazda-3, according to investigators.

The driver of the suspect vehicle did not stop and fled the scene, say police.

Security video retrieved by investigators – from a nearby apartment building on Drummond at Dixon Street – shows three vehicles passing by the building, seconds before the incident.

The first is the e-bike and its rider Fulton headed southbound approaching Dunn Street. The second is a light-coloured vehicle travelling north that may be a witness. The third is the dark grey suspect vehicle travelling south. Police are hoping to speak with the drivers of the second vehicle and identify the driver of the third.

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After analysis of the crash scene, detectives recovered parts they believe will identify the suspect vehicle. That car is said to have suffered front-end damage.

Police also say a number of cars were in the area and may have witnessed the e-bike lose control then strike a curb.

Meanwhile, another video (not shown) reveals a northbound vehicle braked and slowed down as it passed Dixon Road immediately after the e-bike crashed, say detectives.

Police are looking to talk to that driver as well.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police at (905) 688-4111, dial option 3, Badge # 9265.

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