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Man killed in fatal hit-and-run in Manhattan

LOWER EAST SIDE – A man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle in Manhattan.

Police were called to Delancey Street and Clinton Street in the Lower East Side Friday morning about a hit-and-run.

When they arrived, officers found a 49-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive with head trauma lying on the roadway.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad determined the victim was at the location when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene to parts unknown.

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