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Man killed in hit and run in Williamsburg Brooklyn

By Mason White 3:03 PM November 18, 2013
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By: Shifra Unger
A man is dead after a hit and run incident in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York, according to police reports.

Brooklyn Police are searching for the car that ran over a pedestrian, who was riding his bicycle, in a fatal hit and run that occurred early on Monday.

Rescue workers were called to Meeker Avenue and Frost Street in Williamsburg around 4:00 a.m., where they found the man lying unconscious on the road with severe injuries, according to the New York Fire Department.

The man, 32, whose name was not released, was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.

Police confirmed that the car that hit the man fled the scene after the accident.

Police are urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward.