Pittsfield PD identifies cyclist killed in hit-and-run

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (NEWS10) – Police are on the lookout for a suspect vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Pittsfield Thursday evening.

Just after 6:50 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a hit-and-run at the intersection of Linden Street and Robbins Avenue. Witnesses told police the vehicle struck a bicyclist and never stopped. The cyclist died of his injuries.

He was identified as 53-year-old Gerald Scott Jr.

According to police, the suspected vehicle left the scene heading westbound on Linden Street. The vehicle is described as a brown or gold Toyota sedan with windshield and front end damage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pittsfield police at (413) 448-9700.

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