Authorities are seeking a driver and a minivan involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicycle rider in Compton on Monday.
The fatal crash at Compton Boulevard and Dwight Avenue was reported at 8:04 a.m., sheriff's Sgt. Peter Ramirez said.
The bicyclist was riding north on Dwight Avenue and was struck by a silver or gray 1990s Ford passenger van, possible an Aerostar, that was traveling east on Compton Boulevard, Ramirez said.
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The van was last seen going east on Compton Boulevard, he said.
The victim was treated by Compton firefighters but he died of his injuries, Ramirez said.
A coroner's investigator tonight said the deceased man was 35 to 40 years of age.
Sheriff's Lt. R. Enriquez encouraged anyone with information to call the Compton Station at (310) 605-6500.