MIAMI, FL – Miami-Dade police are investigating after a bicyclist was struck and killed Friday morning by a driver who fled the scene.
According to NBC Miami, the driver of a Mercedes-Benz hit the bicycle rider in the Southwest 10900 block of Sunset Drive shortly before 2 a.m. The cyclist, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said he was a white man in his mid-30s, and he was reported to have been an employee of a nearby restaurant.
The driver left the area after the crash occurred, authorities said. The vehicle was believed to be a newer model Mercedes-Benz.
Anyone with information regarding the incident was asked to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers.
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