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Phoenix police: Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run collision

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say they’re looking for a hit-and-run vehicle and its driver following the death of a man who was struck while bicycling.

They say 54-year-old Mark Dickson was declared dead at the scene of Sunday night’s collision in north Phoenix.

Police say evidence left at the scene indicates the hit-and-run vehicle was likely a 2013-2015 silver Ford Fusion.

Phoenix firefighters spotted the victim down on the roadway after they left their nearby station for a call.

The collision occurred on 40th Street south of Bell Road.

Police say paramedics tended to Dickson before he was pronounced dead shortly after he was hit around 9 p.m.