Detectives Investigating Harbor Island Fatal Hit and Run Collision

Detectives are investigating after the driver in a hit and run collision struck and killed a man riding a compact electric bicycle Friday evening near the Spokane Street Bridge.

At 6:55 p.m., police and firefighters responded to Southwest Spokane Street and Klickitat Avenue Southwest for a collision. According to witnesses, the driver of a white or silver sedan travelling eastbound on Southwest Spokane Street struck a bicyclist that was crossing the road. The driver then continued eastbound and fled the scene.

SFD medics attempted life-saving measures on the bicyclist, but the 63-year-old-man was declared deceased at the scene.

Detectives with SPD’s Traffic Collision Investigation Squad responded to process the scene and begin their investigation. They are asking anyone with information about this collision to call the Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.