SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Authorities are searching for a vehicle that was involved in a deadly hit-and-run just south of the intersection of Florin and Power Inn roads Saturday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol South Sacramento said.
The vehicle was described as a 2012 or newer dark green Toyota Sequoia driven by a Hispanic woman. No further suspect information was available.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested After Woman, 42, Killed In Shooting At Arden Arcade Apartment Complex
Investigators said the vehicle struck a 76-year-old Asian man on a bicycle along Power Inn at Blackhawk Drive in the Florin area.READ MORE: VIDEO: Firefighters Narrowly Escape Out Of Tamarack Fire Flames
The CHP said the driver made a right turn from Blackhawk onto Power Inn Road when she struck the bicyclist. The driver then allegedly stopped, then drove forward, running over the bicyclist before speeding off along southbound Power Inn.
The man died at the scene. His identity has not yet been released.MORE NEWS: Dixie Fire Update: 142,940 Acres Now Burned, 18 Percent Containment Reported
Anyone with knowledge of the whereabouts of the suspect or vehicle is asked to contact authorities.