LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles police are searching for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 71-year-old bicyclist in Canoga Park.

Eduardo Perez, of Canoga Park, was riding his bicycle on the south crosswalk of Sherman Way around 12:15 p.m. May 14 when he was struck by a vehicle, Los Angeles Police Department officials said.

The vehicle was making a right turn onto Canoga Avenue at the time of the collision.

Witnesses say the driver fled the scene.

Perez was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries two days later, police said.

The suspect was believed to have been driving a small, black 4-door SUV.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact Valley Traffic Division Detective Krajchir at (818) 644-8045 or Officer Martinez at (818) 644-8032.

During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).