OAKLAND (KCBS) – A bicyclist was struck and killed in East Oakland by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday night, authorities said.
Witnesses reported seeing a silver, late-model sedan with a broken windshield speeding away from the scene of the collision on International Boulevard near 81st Avenue at 9:35 p.m., said Oakland Fire Department officials.READ MORE: Newsom Unveils State's COVID Recovery Plan Fueled By Unprecedented $75.7B Budget Surplus
The bicyclist was dragged about 100 feet by the vehicle, which Officer Jim Gordon with Oakland Police Department said did not even attempt to stop.
The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained during the crash, according to the Alameda County Coroner’s Office.READ MORE: Bonta Among 44 Attorneys General Telling Facebook To Drop Instagram For Kids Proposal
Officer Gordon said the coroner hoped to identify the victim by his fingerprints, since the man was not carrying identification.
Investigators plan to canvass the area Thursday afternoon to see if the vehicle may have been recorded by surveillance cameras in nearby stores, Gordon said.MORE NEWS: Pedestrian Killed In Hit-and-Run Collision On El Camino Real in Redwood City
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