1 dead after hit-and-run on E. Tremont Ave.

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WESTCHESTER SQUARE -

A man was killed in a hit-and-run accident as he crossed the street in Westchester Square, police say. 

The incident happened Thursday on E. Tremont and Saint Peters avenues around 10 p.m.

A 53-year-old man was crossing the street when police say he was struck by a 2000 Lincoln Navigator traveling westbound on E. Tremont Avenue.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they have not released the name of the man pending family notification.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

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