Bronx man, 80, dies after hit-run that left him with severe head trauma: NYPD

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KINGSBRIDGE HEIGHTS, BRONX — A hit-and-run driver left an 80-year-old Bronx man dying in the street with severe head and leg injuries, police said Friday.

First responders were called to Jerome Avenue in Kingsbridge Heights just after 6 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the NYPD.

The victim, Tung Vo, was found in the road with trauma to his head and right leg. He was pronounced dead at a hospital on Tuesday, police said.

Investigators determined Vo was hit by a blue SUV traveling south on Jerome Avenue. The driver fled in the vehicle down Jerome Avenue, police said.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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