Lafayette Police have started an investigation after a bicyclist was struck and killed in the 100 block of Acadian Hills Road last night.

Officials with the Lafayette Police Department say after the bicyclist was hit, the person who hit the victim, drove off.

The victim, 19-year-old Kirk Broussard, was taken to an area hospital, but later died from injuries inflicted upon during the crash.

Police say while they don’t have a suspect vehicle description at this time, they are vigorously working the case to determine who hit the bicyclist.

If you know anything about this hit and run crash, please call the Lafayette Police Department, or you can call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS(8477).

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