Hit-and-run driver fatally strikes cyclist in Canarsie

Police are looking for the driver they say struck and killed a cyclist with a stolen car.Police say a Ford Probe hit 34-year-old Keith Powell

CANARSIE - Police are looking for the driver they say struck and killed a cyclist with a stolen car.

Police say a Ford Probe hit 34-year-old Keith Powell on Avenue L between 91st and 95th streets Sunday. Police officials say the driver fled the scene in another car after the accident. Some witnesses say the driver may have been involved in a drag race before the crash.

Police recovered the car at Avenue L and East 90th Street and determined it was reported stolen. Authorities continue to investigate the incident.

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