Bronx Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

Published on October 18, 2017, 2:52 pm
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A hit-and-run driver killed a pedestrian just yards away from a Bronx church Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Cops found the 49-year-old victim at about noon, unconscious on the ground on Macy Pl. at Rev. Ricardo Tanon Ave. — across the street from the United Church in Longwood.

Medics took him to Lincoln Hospital, but he couldn’t be saved.

Police have not yet released his name.

Cops are looking for a dark-colored sports utility vehicle that left the scene of the crash.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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