POMONA (CBS) —  A bicyclist was killed in Pomona Wednesday when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle and dragged for a half-block.

A Dodge or Chrysler SUV going north on Towne Avenue struck the bicyclist, who was riding on Sixth Street, crossing Towne, said Sgt. Christian Hsu of the Pomona Police Department.

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The driver fled the scene, Hsu said.

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The bicyclist died at the scene of the collision, which occurred at 5:29 p.m., Hsu said.

It is believed that the sport utility vehicle has moderate to major front-end damage.

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