NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to identify a person seen in surveillance video just before a car involved in a hit-and-run days earlier, was set on fire.

Police say a 23-year-old man was hit by 1999 Suzuki Vitara while he was trying to cross Mosholu Parkway near Goulden Avenue in the Bronx back on Dec. 26.

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Cops say the driver of the Suzuki took off and by the time EMS arrived, the man had died.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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Police say they’ve now found surveillance video of that Suzuki from two days later on Dec. 28.

In the video, police say the car is seen being parked by a man on Review Place and West 238th Street. He gets out of the car and walks away, but then a few minutes later, the car is seen bursting into flames.

Investigators are trying to find the man in the video.

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If you have any information on the hit-and-run or the car fire, call police or Crime Stoppers at  at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit