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A man wanted in connection with a hit and run crash that critically injured a bicyclist May 16 has been arrested.
Robert Lovelace, 46, of Pensacola was arrested around 6:30 tonight. He was charged with leaving the scene of a hit and run with injuries and felony driving with a suspended license.
The crash occurred around 2:35 p.m. May 16 at the intersection of N and Strong streets. Witnesses told police Gerald Kyles, 38, of Pensacola was in the intersection when he was struck by a blue car that was northbound on N Street. Police were told the driver of the car got out, asked Kyles if he was all right and then left the scene.
Lovelace was identified from evidence left at the scene. He was driving a 2010 blue Buick Lacrosse.