Bicyclist Dead in Southeast Hit-and-Run

Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that killed a bicyclist on South Union Avenue near Panama Lane in southeast Bakersfield.

Sgt. Matt Peery says police were called near Radicchio Avenue at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

“Upon arrival, Fire/EMS and officers rendered aid to what was later determined a bicyclist,” he said. “He later fell victim to the hit-and-run.”

Police don’t have a description of the vehicle that hit the victim. Those with more information are being urged to call police at (661) 327-7111.

– Anthony Pollreisz