Bicyclist killed, police looking for hit-and-run driver

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THORNAPPLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Police say they are asking for help locating the suspect responsible for a fatal hit and run crash Friday evening.

It happened just before 7 p.m. Friday on Whitneyville Road near Parmalee Road in Thornapple Township. Police say a bicyclist was struck and killed before the driver took off.

The bicycle rider was later identified as Carla Marie Reiffer, 40, of Middleville.

According to the Barry County Sheriff's Office, the suspect is believed to have been driving a 1998-2004  Chrysler Concorde, unknown in color. Police say the vehicle may have front end damage as well.

If you have any information call police at 269-948-4801 or Silent Observer 269-948-3335.

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