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Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver Near Detroit High School

March 15, 2019 - 6:36 am

DETROIT (WWJ) - Detroit police are searching for a driver who fled the scene after striking a pedestrian, leaving the man to die in the roadway.

The crash happened just after 2 a.m. Friday near the city's Central High School at Linwood and Lawrence streets, not far from the Lodge Freeway and Chicago Boulevard on the west side. 

One witness told investigators that she saw the car hit the man and speed away.  The victim is said to be in his 30s.

Other circumstances surrounding the crash weren't immediately clear.

The suspect remains at large.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 313-267-4600. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.