A bicyclist seriously injured in a hit and run in Clearwater last week died Wednesday morning.

Clearwater police said Benito Espanol-Cruz hit Joseph Samson on Cleveland Street last Tuesday and took off.

Cruz was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving injury.

Officials said he admitted to consuming alcohol before the crash.

Officials say it will be up to the Pinellas-Pasco State Attorney’s Office to file any upgraded charges now that Samson has died.