THE BRONX - A 23-year-old man is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver overnight.

Police say the victim was walking on the northbound side of the Cross Bronx Expressway near 3rd Avenue when he was hit just after midnight.

He was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center, but was pronounced dead on arrival.

The victim's identity has not yet been released, pending family notification. It's unclear why he was on the expressway.

No arrests have been made.