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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