Man visiting from Ireland killed in Bronx hit and run

June 17, 2013 3:24:25 AM PDT
Police in the Bronx are searching for the person responsible for a deadly hit and run.

A 27-year-old man visiting from Ireland was killed when he was hit on East 223rd Street in the Wakefield section around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

He has been identified as Kevin Bell.

Sources say the victim may have been intoxicated and laying in the street before he was hit.

No vehicle was at the location when police arrived.

EMS was on scene and pronounced the victim dead on arrival.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.