Police: 21-year-old man fatally struck by dump truck on Cross Bronx Expressway

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A pedestrian was fatally struck on the Cross Bronx Expressway early Thursday morning.

News 12 is told the incident happened around 2 a.m. when a man, believed to be in his 20s, was found dead on the side of the expressway.

Police believe he walked onto the road, and for some reason was hit by a Red Peterbilt dump truck. They say the driver left the scene.

Police temporarily had a section of the northbound side of the expressway by exit 5A at White Plains Road closed off earlier Thursday morning, causing heavy traffic.

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