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Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian on highway in the Bronx

BRONX, N.Y. — Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who killed a man in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx.

Authorities say the crash happened just after 8 p.m on Monday.

A white car was going north between Exits 2 and 3 on the Hutchinson River Parkway.

That’s when police say the car struck a pedestrian on the highway.

Emergency crews responded to the call and took the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police are still investigating the incident and looking for the driver responsible. No identifying information about the driver or their car was immediately released.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).