NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are searching for a pickup truck driver who, they said, struck and killed a man on a bicycle in Northwest Miami-Dade and sped away.

Miami-Dade Police responded to scene if the crash near Northwest 75th Street and 27th Avenue, Friday night.

“We have a Black male victim involved in – riding a bicycle,” said MDPD Sgt. Manuel Muñoz

Investigators said the motorist was traveling south of 27th Avenue when they hit the victim and took off.

“We’re investigating a hit-and-run involving a Dodge Ram traveling southbound on 27th Avenue from 75th Street,” said Muñoz.

Police said the victim died shortly after.

Detectives hope the truck’s description will be another critical clue in solving the case.

“It’s probably going to have extensive front-end damage of the passenger side, including windshield,” said Muñoz.

Police said the truck is burgundy in color.

If you have any information on this hit-and-run or the driver’s whereabouts, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.

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