Pedestrian fatally struck in Bronx hit and run

August 21, 2012 5:10:56 AM PDT
A man was fatally struck by a truck in a hit and run in the Wakefield section of the Bronx early Tuesday.

Police say the pedestrian was struck by a white delivery truck, which did not stop, around 4:30 a.m.

The vehicle sustained front end damage and was last seen on East 233rd Street near White Plains Road.

The pedestrian, identified as 26-year-old Jermaine Elliot, was pronounced dead shortly after the crash.

Police and highway units were on the scene conducting an investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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