Man found dead, lying on service road following Bronx hit-and-run

BRONX, New York (WABC) -- An investigation is underway after a man was found dead on a service road in the Bronx Saturday night.

Police discovered the unidentified victim just after 10:30 p.m. near East 140th Street and Bruckner Boulevard.

The victim was found with head and body trauma, lying unconscious on the westbound lane of the Bruckner Expressway.

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He was pronounced dead on the scene.

A preliminary investigation has determined that the man's injuries were consistent with having been struck by a vehicle, which did not remain at the scene.

The NYPD's Highway Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.

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