Vehicle fatally strikes bicyclist in South Anchorage, police say

A vehicle fatally struck a bicyclist off the Old Seward Highway in South Anchorage late Saturday night, police said.

Officers responded to the collision, along the Old Seward Highway near Scooter Avenue, just before 11 p.m. Saturday, Anchorage police said in an alert. The man on the bike had died at the scene, and the driver stayed on site and cooperated with the investigation, according to police.

Police said they will release the bicyclist’s name after next of kin have been notified.