POSTED: Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 1:15pm
UPDATED: Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 1:19pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — A cyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle in New Orleans and police are looking for the hit-and-run driver responsible.
The New Orleans Police Department reports that the incident happened shortly before 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the intersection of General De Gaulle Drive and Sandra Drive. The 58-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say the driver of the vehicle responsible for the crash fled the scene. A description of the vehicle could not be provided at this time.
If you know anything about this crash, please call Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111.