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Truck sought after hit-and-run driver kills bicyclist on Marysville Boulevard

A surveillance photo shows a truck sought in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist Wednesday night at Marysville Boulevard and Los Robles Boulevard in Sacramento’s Hagginwood area.
A surveillance photo shows a truck sought in a hit-and-run collision that killed a bicyclist Wednesday night at Marysville Boulevard and Los Robles Boulevard in Sacramento’s Hagginwood area. Sacramento Police Department

A bicyclist was killed Wednesday night in Sacramento when he was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle.

The victim was riding on Marysville Boulevard and Los Robles Boulevard in the Hagginwood neighborhood about 9:25 p.m. when he was struck. The vehicle then was driven away northbound on Marysville Boulevard.

Responding Sacramento police officers found the bicyclist unresponsive near the side of Marysville Boulevard. Sacramento Fire Department medical personnel responded to the scene and pronounced the man dead.

The bicyclist has not been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Police released surveillance photos of the suspect vehicle. It is described as a blue full-sized work truck with a white utility bed, toolboxes and a rack. Police said it may have damage to the right front headlight.

Police said investigators continue to canvass the area for additional witnesses and surveillance footage that may have captured the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to call the Sacramento Police Department’s Hit-and-Run Tip Line at 916-808-6030, dispatch center at 916-264-5471, or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-4357, or submit an anonymous tip using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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