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Gilbert police identify bicyclist killed by hit-and-run driver

Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK) Police investigate a hit-and-run collision involving a car and a bicycle. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
GILBERT, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Police in Gilbert are looking for the driver in a deadly hit-and-run involving a vehicle and a bicycle, according to Sgt. Jesse Sanger with the Gilbert Police Department.

Police said Erik Alsaker, 28, was riding a bike northbound in the intersection of Queen Creek Road and Ranch House Parkway at approximately 8 p.m. Monday when he was struck by a vehicle.

Alsaker was thrown nearly 100 feet in the collision.

Sanger said Alsaker was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver who hit the bicyclist has not been located.

Police are looking for a small SUV or dark-colored sedan with possible damage to the front end and windshield. The vehicle was last seen traveling west on Queen Creek Road.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Gilbert Police Department at 480-503-6500.  

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