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Police: Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run on Des Moines street

July 28, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police in Des Moines are investigating after a 56-year-old bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash.

Police say the crash happened early Saturday morning. Witnesses tell police that the bicyclist crossed into an intersection against a red light and was hit by a sport utility vehicle.

The bicyclist was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died.

Police say the SUV left the scene, and investigators are asking the public’s help in tracking it down.

Police say the vehicle was a newer model, red SUV and will likely have damage to its windshield and front end on the driver’s side.

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