CHAPEL HILL- U.S. Highway 15-501 South was the scene of a deadly accident when a hit-and-run left one bicyclist dead and another injured Thursday night.

A Pittsboro police officer driving south near Southern Village found the bikes and the riders in the middle of the road around 11:30 p.m.

According to the State Highway Patrol, Ivin Levander Scurlock, 41, of Carrboro died at the scene; Alexandra Nicole Simou, 40, of Chapel Hill, was transported to UNC Hospitals and is in the ICU.

15-501 South was closed for several hours while police investigated the incident. State Troopers are looking for a sedan with damage caused by the incident.