HALF MOON BAY -- A driver who hit and killed a 67-year-old man and then fled the scene, has turned himself into San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, according to police.

At around 5:30 p.m. Friday, Bernabe Cervantes-Alvarado, 23, was traveling northbound on Highway 1 turning westbound onto Filbert Street when he struck the bicyclist, whose name has not been released, who was also crossing Filbert, according to a news release. Cervantes-Alvarado apparently then fled the scene, according to police.

The victim, a Half Moon Bay resident, sustained serious injuries when he was hit by the Honda Cervantes-Alvarado was driving, according to police. The bicyclist was airlifted to the hospital where he later died due to his injuries, police said.

Cervantes-Alvarado turned himself into police later on Friday evening. Cervantes-Alvarado was arrested for felony hit and run and booked into the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City, where he remains with a $50,000 bail.

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office's Major Accident Investigation Team is currently investigating. Anyone who may have information regarding this incident is asked to contact Deputy Hui or Deputy Cheechov by calling 650-363-4911. Or to remain anonymous call the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Anonymous Tip Line at 1-800-547-2700.

Contact Elisabeth Nardi at 925-952-2617. Follow her at Twitter.com/enardi10.



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