Officials say Jerry Spriggs was found lying on a roadway and bleeding from the head on East 138th Street and Exterior Street just after 3 p.m.
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The victim was struck by a MAC tractor trailer with a white rig and a red trailer as it was turning.
Police say it is unlikely the driver realized a person had been struck and kept driving.
Spriggs was pronounced dead at Lincoln Hospital.
The investigation is ongoing.
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