Bicyclist ID'd in fatal Sarasota hit and run

Posted at 10:40 AM, Feb 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-01 23:58:16-05

A bicyclist killed Sunday in a hit-and-run crash in Sarasota has been identified as Skyler Duane Sandifar.

Police are still looking for the driver responsible.

Sarasota officers are looking for a four-door Toyota Corolla LE between the model years of 2014 and 2016 with right front fender and right headlight damage.

A large piece of the right front fender by the tire is missing.

The crash occurred about 7:15 p.m. along the northbound lanes of North Washington Boulevard between Sixth and Eighth streets.

The driver hit the backside of Sandifar's bike and took off.

Sandifar, 28, was pronounced dead at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

If you have information about this crash or may have witnessed it call Sarasota Police Department at 941-316-1199.