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UPDATE: Family of hit cyclist wants answers

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GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) -

New information Friday night about a hit and run accident last week that left a bicyclist in critical condition.

Aaron Henry, 23, was rushed to the hospital after the bicycle he was riding was hit along Highway 41 near Coal Mine Road.

The Gibson County Prosecutor says an arrest may soon be coming. Henry is recovering at St. Mary's Hospital, where he is now listed in fair condition.

Indiana State Police say they've wrapped up their investigation and the case is now in the hands of the Gibson County Prosecutor, but Henry's family is demanding answers.

"It's not fair. They left my son to die on the side of the road like a dog, when you hit a dog, and didn't even care," said Aaron henry's Mother Sharen Wessel. 

One week after her son was nearly killed, Wessel is speaking out for the first time about the hit and run accident that nearly took her son's life.

"I'm very angry and my son's hurt and he'll never be the same person. He won't get to get out here and walk and play football with his brother and his nephews and stuff like that he does," Wessel noted. 

Last week, Indiana State Police told 14 News someone had come forward with information, but Friday, Gibson County Prosecutor Robert Krieg says the investigation is not over and charges will come once they figure out exactly who was behind the wheel.

"If she wasn't the driver, she knows who was, so therefore if she has any kind if morals at all, then she should tell that person to turn themselves in or turn that person in," Wessel said.

Wessel says she and her family are spending as much time as they can by Aaron's side, waiting for justice to be done, so they're long journey of healing can begin.

"That person didn't know what kind of state Aaron was in. Didn't know what kind of injuries he's had. So they should have enough audacity to call and take care of it," said Wessel. 

Krieg says he can't say when charges could be filed, but they are continuing their investigation.

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