Elderly man killed in East Side hit and run crash

EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A hit-and-run crash claimed the life of an elderly man on the East Side of Manhattan.

The 92-year-old man was struck at the intersection of 40th Street and 1st Avenue just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered the victim with head and body trauma.

He was pronounced dead at NYC Health & Hospitals Bellevue.

The NYPD Highway District's Collision Investigation Squad found that the victim was attempting to cross East 40th Street, walking eastbound, when he was hit by a dark-colored vehicle.

The vehicle was traveling northbound on 1st Avenue and did not stop.

So far, there are no arrests.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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