HURST, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Hurst police are searching for a driver who fatally struck a 62-year-old bicyclist and fled the scene Tuesday night.
At approximately 8:57 p.m. Apr. 7, police responded to reports that a man had been struck by a vehicle in the 2100 block of East Hurst Boulevard.READ MORE: Texas Teachers Are Making Surprise, In-Person Visits To Students Struggling With Online Learning
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died. His identity has not been released.
Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a black/dark-colored older model SUV.READ MORE: 'The Right Thing To Do,' Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Requests ERCOT To Rectify $16 Billion Error During Storm
Detectives have located several videos from businesses in the area that captured the vehicle as it fled “at a high rate of speed.”
The videos show the vehicle is possibly a Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon. Police said the vehicle would have sustained damage to the front right fender and front right bumper, as well as the hood area.MORE NEWS: CDC Issues First Set of Guidelines On How Fully Vaccinated People Can Visit Safely with Others
Anyone with information on the driver or owner of this vehicle is asked to contact Detective Kyle Truly at 817-788-7179.