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Phoenix police searching for driver who killed bicyclist in hit-and-run

Sep 1, 2021, 5:00 PM | Updated: Sep 2, 2021, 11:15 am
(Flickr/Richard Masoner)...
(Flickr/Richard Masoner)
(Flickr/Richard Masoner)

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.

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Phoenix police searching for driver who killed bicyclist in hit-and-run