Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in Brooklyn

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SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn — A 28-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle in the Sheepshead area of Brooklyn Friday night.

Authorities say Francis Perez, of Brooklyn, was attempting to cross Avenue V outside of the marked crosswalk around 8 p.m. when he was hit by a blue Toyota SUV or minivan that was traveling westbound on Avenue V.

The vehicle then fled the scene.

Perez was transported to Coney Island Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

No arrests have been made and police are continuing to look for the driver.