Man, 61, critically injured in Brooklyn hit-and-run

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EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A man is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn early Thursday, police said.

Police investigate a hit-and-run that left a man critically injured in Brooklyn on Aug. 3, 2017. (PIX11)

The victim, 61, was crossing in a crosswalk at Sutter and Georgia avenues around 12:30 a.m. when he was hit by a vehicle, police said.

He suffered severe head trauma and was transported to the hospital in critical condition, according to police.

The driver fled in an unknown direction. A description of the vehicle is not available.

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