Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run, suspect on the loose

- Police need help finding the driver of a van that struck and killed a bicyclist on Thursday.

Glendale police say the hit-and-run happened at 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road. The bicyclist, 42-year-old Dale Wensel, was in a cross walk when he was struck and killed by a white, full-size van.

The driver of the truck left the scene and Wensel was rushed to a hospital with critical injuries where he was later pronounced dead.

The van is described as a newer, full-size white van with dark tinted windows. It should also have front end damage as a result of the collision.

If you have any information on the suspect, please call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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