Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run in Northwest Miami-Dade

Police are looking for a light colored Dodge Durango

Published On: Mar 25 2013 06:35:49 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 25 2013 02:48:45 PM EDT
Alejandro Hermis
MIAMI -

Miami-Dade police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist Sunday morning.

Police say the driver struck 50-year-old Alejandro Hermis from behind near Northwest 151st Street and 2nd Avenue about 6:30 a.m.

The driver dragged Hermis about 50 feet, stopping twice in an attempt to dislodge him from underneath his Dodge Durango.

Hermis was killed in the crash.

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The light-colored sport utility vehicle was last seen traveling at a high-rate of speed eastbound on Northwest 151st Street, then southbound on Biscayne River Drive. 

Investigators say the 2011-2013 Durango likely has front-end damage.

Dodge Durango

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Miami-Dade County Crimestoppers at 305-471-2425.