MODESTO (CBS13) — Detectives have identified the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run that left a bicyclist dead in Modesto on Monday.
California Highway Patrol says, just before 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of River Road and Ryder Way to investigate a reported collision. At the scene, officers found a bicyclist lying injured in the road.READ MORE: Head-On Crash Leaves 2 With Serious Injuries Near Roseville
The bicyclist was soon pronounced dead at the scene, officers say.
Investigators believe the bicyclist was heading westbound on River Road when someone in a black, early 2000s Chevrolet Tahoe ran into him.READ MORE: Cal Fire Says Fall Is Most Critical Time During Fire Season
On Wednesday, a surveillance photo of the supsect’s vehicle was released. Later in the day, detectives announced that they had identified and found the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run.
CHP did not say if the suspect had been identified.
The name of the bicyclist killed has also not yet been released.MORE NEWS: Mystery Man With Amnesia At UC Davis Med Center Identified Thanks To Community Tips
Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to call CHP at (209) 545-7440.