NEW YORK — A 38-year-old New York City man is dead after authorities say he was struck by a car that fled the scene in the Bronx.
Investigators say police were called to a report of an accident involving a pedestrian just after 9:30 p.m. Monday. Officers found David Pajarito-Mendez unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to his head and body.
The Brooklyn man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
Authorities haven’t released a description of the suspect or vehicle.