By CBSLA Staff

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Authorities on Sunday continued to investigate a fatal hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a bicyclist in Long Beach.

The crash unfolded around 3:20 a.m. on Orange Avenue and Del Amo Boulevard.

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It was there that authorities say officers were dispatched. Upon arrival, they located the bicyclist who succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

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A preliminary investigation has shown that the victim was riding south on Orange Avenue when he was struck by a car that was also traveling southbound. The driver failed to stop at the scene and fled before officers arrived.

The bicyclist’s identity has not been released.

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Anyone with more information about this incident was asked to Det. Kelsey Myers or Det. Shawn Loughlin of the Long Beach Police Department collision investigation detail at (562) 570-7355.