Miami-Dade County

Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run in Southwest Miami-Dade

A truck hit a bicyclist at about 6:45 a.m. Monday in Southwest Miami-Dade and then fled the scene, Miami-Dade police said. The bicyclist, an unidentified male, subsequently died from his injuries.

The truck was going east in the 16900 block of Southwest 216th Street when it struck the bicyclist, police said. The driver then fled going east.

The driver was in a 2010-2015 dark metallic-gray Dodge Ram pickup truck, police said. The truck has damage to the right front headlight and is missing a plastic piece under the headlight, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Miami-Dade police traffic homicide Detective Christopher Cuccaro at 305-471-2425 or Miami-Dade Crimestoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).