UPDATE: Colorado State Patrol said the alert has been canceled and the vehicle has been found.
A Medina Alert was issued for a blue Toyota following a deadly hit-and-run involving a motorcyclist early Monday morning, according to a spokesperson for the Colorado State Patrol.
The crash happened just before 2 a.m. on eastbound I-76 near U.S. 34, according to the Medina Alert issued by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
A witness told CSP that the motorcyclist hit a deer and was in the roadway when they were struck by a blue Toyota. The victim died from their injuries.
Anyone with information should contact 719-544-2424.
The Medina Alert program sends notifications to patrol officers, cab drivers, and truck drivers to be on the lookout for a hit-and-run vehicle. The program is named after Jose Medina, a Denver valet who was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Lincoln Street in 2011.
Hit and run Medina Alert: EB I-76 MM75, blue Toyota, partial CO license plate contains 777. Damage to front passenger bumper. Ehrlich sticker in the back window. Call CSP with info. 719.544.2424
— Colo Spgs Traffic (@CSTMC) August 20, 2018