Suspect vehicle in Des Moines fatal hit and run found

DES MOINES, Iowa-   Des Moines Police have found a red SUV, they believe hit and killed a bicyclist last weekend.  Police have issued an arrest warrant for Anthony McGilvery, the man they think was driving the vehicle. 

Police say the vehicle was found hidden in rural Mitchellville  Wednesday.  

Fifty-six-year-old Darrell Ford was hit and killed while riding his bicycle near MLK Parkway and Woodland Avenue around 1:00 a.m. Saturday, July 28th.  

Police say surveillance video in the area shows the driver who hit Ford get out of the vehicle, look at the injured cyclist and then drive away.

McGilvery is facing charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Causing Death.

Anyone with information about McGilvery’s whereabouts is asked to call Polk County Crime Stoppers at 515-223-1400, or the Des Moines Police Department at 515-283-4811.  

(Photo from Channel 13, WHO-TV)

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