SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash in San Jose Thursday afternoon, according to police.

The San Jose Police Department tweeted at 3:45 p.m. that the crash happened at Story Road at Jackson Ave. in East San Jose.

The preliminary investigation indicated that a gold Chevrolet Suburban SUV heading westbound on Story Road at Jackson Avenue hit a blue Chevy Silverado truck in the intersection, and continued through the intersection where it struck a bicyclist in the crosswalk.

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The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the pickup truck was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The adult male driver of the SUV fled on foot and has not been found, police said. No suspect description was immediately available.

Story Road was closed in both directions between Adrian Way and Leeward Drive, and Jackson Avenue was closed from Story Road to Cinderella Lane as officers conducted their investigation. The intersection was expected to be closed until approximately 7:00 p.m.; people were being urged to use alternate routes.

The suspect fled on foot in the area. Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1.

It was San Jose’s 31st fatal collision of the year.

 

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