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Man killed by hit-and-run driver in the Bronx: NYPD

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Posted at 7:50 AM, Jan 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-03 08:18:37-05

THE BRONX, N.Y. — A hit-and-run driver killed a man in the Bronx late Saturday night, police said.

First responders were called to East 140 Street and Bruckner Boulevard around 10:50 p.m.

The victim was found with head and body trauma lying in the westbound lane of the Bruckner Boulevard service road, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials.

Police said the unidentified victim’s injuries were consistent with being struck by a vehicle, which did not remain at the scene.

No arrests have been made.

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