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Cleveland police seek public's help in identifying SUV involved in fatal hit-skip

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Posted at 6:40 PM, Jul 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-03 18:40:33-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-skip in Cleveland’s Corlett neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

Around 2:23 a.m., a 29-year-old man on a motorcycle was struck by an SUV at the intersection of Corlett Avenue and East 120th Street. After the crash, the SUV fled the scene, heading west on Corlett Avenue, police said.

The 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The SUV is silver or light-colored and should have noticeable damage, mostly on the passenger side, according to police.

Anyone with information about the incident or the vehicle involved is asked to call investigators at 216-623-5295.

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