NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The search is on for the driver of an SUV who struck and killed a bicyclist on Sunday in Manhattan.

The NYPD said the 42-year-old victim was on an e-bike when he was struck. The SUV was heading west on 97th Street and the victim was going south on Second Avenue when the two collided at around 4:30 p.m.

It is believed that the victim may have been delivering pizza at the time of the crash, CBS2’s Kiran Dhillon reported. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the SUV was found a short time later unoccupied near 96th Street and Third Avenue.

The investigation is ongoing.


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