Police are calling collision that killed a cyclist last night a hit and run.

The fatal accident occurred just after 10pm on the corner of Lincoln Rd and Universal Drive in Henderson.

"A car that was exiting the Pak'nSave supermarket has struck a cyclist, forcing the rider into the rear of a parked car," a police spokesperson said.

Earlier reports from police that the man was riding a motorcycle were incorrect.

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The driver of a silver Honda Civic believed to have hit the cyclist has been located by police.

Police said the deceased was aged in his 50s.

They are appealing for witnesses to the crash.