Phoenix police searching for driver who killed bicyclist in hit-and-run
PHOENIX — Phoenix police are looking for a driver after the body of a bicyclist was found following a hit-and-run incident Tuesday evening in Laveen, authorities said.
Authorities responded to a report near 71st Avenue and Baseline Road around 6 p.m. about a bicyclist who had been struck. Fire personnel took the man to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, Sgt. Ann Justus said in a press release.
Police learned the man on the bike was hit by a vehicle that fled before they arrived traveling east on Baseline Road.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Phoenix police at 602-262-6151 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 480-TESTIGO (837-8446) for Spanish.
No additional information was available.