STOCKTON - Police are investigating a hit and run collision that claimed the life of a bicyclist Friday night.
The crash happened at about 9:04pm near the 4400 block of the West Highway 99 Frontage Road. The victim, identified only as an adult male, was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a red tractor trailer hauling a flatbed.
The bicyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene. Police say the driver fled and was not located. He was described as a Middle-Eastern man between the ages of 25 and 32, standing about 5'9" and weighing about 220lbs. He was last seen wearing a dark blue shirt, a reflective vest and denim shorts.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Stockton Police Department at (209) 937-8377 or Crime Stoppers at (209) 946-0600 where callers can remain anonymous.