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PD: Gilbert man killed in hit-and-run crash

Posted: 8:13 PM, Mar 21, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-22 12:17:52-04
Bicyclist struck by car in Gilbert, police say
Bicyclist struck by car in Gilbert, police say

A bicyclist was killed Monday night in a hit-and-run crash, according to the Gilbert Police Department.

Fire officials said the victim  is 28-year-old Erik Alsaker, was hit near Queen Creek Road and Power Road shortly before 8 p.m. He was biking to his home, which is near the crash scene, when he was struck.

The driver fled the scene and has not been located, police said. Alsaker was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, but was later pronounced dead.

The vehicle that drove away from the scene was described as a dark colored sedan or small SUV. The vehicle could have front end damage and possible windshield damage due to the impact.

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