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Man, 51, Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver While Crossing Bronx Street

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 51-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver early Tuesday morning in the Bronx.

It happened shortly before 1:30 a.m. on Tremont Street in the Crotona section.

Police said the man was in the crosswalk when he was struck by a sedan.

The vehicle appeared to be speeding and did not stop, police said.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

His name has not been released.

Check back with for more on this developing story.

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