UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a deliveryman on a bike on Sunday afternoon.
The 42-year-old victim was hit by a black Chevy SUV around 4:30 p.m. around 4:30 at the intersection of 97th Street and 2nd Avenue while making a delivery.
ALSO READ | Bicyclist struck by car during NYC protest speaks out
He was taken to Metropolitan Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The vehicle that fled the scene was discovered unoccupied at 97th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenue a short time later. The vehicle was damaged, and the airbags were deployed.
The investigation is ongoing. No arrests have been made.
ALSO READ | Police identify victims of hit and run crash in Queens
* Get Eyewitness News Delivered
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
Submit a News Tip