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Pedestrian struck and killed by car on Manhattan's Lower East Side

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NEW YORK — Police are investigating a collision in Lower Manhattan that left a pedestrian dead in the street.

The victim was hit by a BMW sedan at Bowery Street Monday evening.

Police say the driver did not stop. They say he continued east on Bowery Street, striking a fire hydrant at Stanton Street before coming to a stop.

The 24-year-old driver was not injured.

The identities of the victim and driver were not immediately released.

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