Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run crash at South LA intersection; driver, SUV sought

A bicycle is seen at a crash site in South Los Angeles after a man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (OnScene)

A man in his 40s was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver while riding a bicycle early Saturday morning in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

The collision was reported about 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of 88th Street and Broadway, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department said.

The victim, later identified as 57-year-old Albert Arnold, died at the scene.

The suspect's vehicle was said to be possibly a late-model, dark-colored Chevrolet Tahoe. Witnesses described the driver only as a heavyset male.

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