WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — A man was fatally struck by a vehicle Monday while riding his bicycle in Whittier.

The deadly crash was reported around 7:30 a.m. in the 9100 block of Calmada Avenue, according to police.

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Upon their arrival, authorities pronounced the bicyclist dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld pending family notification.

Detectives described the hit-and-run vehicle as a newer model “pearl” colored 4-foor Lexus that has tinted windows and paper plates.

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The vehicle, which was driven by a woman, should have front end damage, according to police.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Anyone with information about this case has been urged to contact the Whittier Police Department at (562) 567-9261.