CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A Honda Civic is being sought in a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist over the weekend.
The fatal wreck happened before 10 p.m. on Dade Street at The Plaza. Officials arrived to the scene to find an unresponsive bicyclist not wearing a helmet.
The bicyclist, identified as 62-year-old Karim Abdul Akbar, was pronounced dead.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they are searching for a 2015-2017 Honda Civic Coupe with front-end damage and a missing "H" emblem.
Preliminary investigation shows the car was traveling northeast on The Plaza in the right lane when it the bicyclist crossing the road.
Speed is not a factor in the crash, and detectives are working to determine if alcohol played a role.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or detectives at 704-432-2169.