Police: Man killed in hit-and-run

Police say a man was struck and killed by a vehicle near the Cross Bronx Expressway.



They say Jose Contreras, 63, was trying to cross Webster Avenue around 1:30 a.m.



Police say that is when he was struck by a driver in a black SUV who then fled.



Contreras suffered severe trauma to his body.



He was taken St. Barnabas Hospital, where he later died.


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