NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed a pedestrian in the Bronx. It happened shortly after 3 p.m. Thursday in Mott Haven . Police said the 71-year-old victim was found unconcious in the roadway with head trauma. He was pronounced dead at Lincoln Hospital. MORE FROM CBS NEW YORK Stimulus Package Update: What Will A Biden Administration Mean For More Aid? Health Experts Stress Need To Fight ‘Mask Exhaustion,’ Continue To Follow COVID Safety Guidelines Study: Simple Temperature Checks And Question Screening Not Very Effective Catching COVID-19 Spreaders The vehicle allegedly fled the scene. Police have not released the man’s name or a description of the car. Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips . All calls are kept confidential. You can get the latest news, sports and weather on our brand new CBS New York app. Download here .
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71-Year-Old Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In The Bronx