Police: Striking driver, vehicle located after bicyclist killed in hit-and-run near 35th and Wright

MILWAUKEE -- A 39-year-old Milwaukee man died after being hit by a car early Sunday morning, Jan. 26. Late Sunday, police announced the vehicle and striking driver were located after asking the public for information leading to that person's whereabouts.

The crash happened near 35th Street and Meinecke Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Police said the man was hit while on a bicycle and the driver fled the scene. First-responders attempted life-saving measures, but the victim died as a result of his injuries.

35th and Wright accident

Police said the striking driver was operating a maroon or red Pontiac G6 model year 2005-2010.

Red Pontiac similar to the 35th and Wright suspect vehicle

The vehicle was last seen heading south on 35th Street toward North Avenue.

Again -- the vehicle and driver were located.

Anyone with further information on this incident was asked to please call Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS.