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Cyclist struck, killed in hit-and-run crash in Seattle

Seattle police vehicle, file photo

SEATTLE — A 63-year-old cyclist is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver Sunday night in Seattle, police said.

Seattle police said the incident happened before 7 p.m. south of Seward Park.

The cyclist was traveling north on Seward Park Avenue South, east of Wilson Avenue South when he was hit.

Police said witnesses performed CPR on the man until medics arrived.

The man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition and later died, officers said.

Police said they are looking for an older model silver Nissan Sentra with a broken windshield and possibly a Washington state license plate, with the first six characters being BKU 053.

Anyone who sees the vehicle or has information on its whereabouts is asked to call 206-233-5000.