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Pedestrian Killed In Strip District Hit-And-Run Crash

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STRIP DISTRICT (KDKA) -- A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash near the Strip District on Thursday night.

Emergency dispatchers confirmed that it happened around 9:45 p.m. in the 2200 block of Liberty Avenue between 22nd and 23rd streets.

According to Allegheny County officials, the vehicle fled the scene after it hit the pedestrian.

Alicia George, assistant public information officer for the City of Pittsburgh Public Safety Department, says the pedestrian died at the hospital. The victim has been identified as Kenneth Street, 66, of Pittsburgh.

Further details on the crash are not available at this time.

Liberty Avenue was shut down between 21st and 24th streets.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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