NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to find a vehicle connected to a fatal hit-and-run that happened in the Bronx on Sunday.
Christopher Nieves, 37, was struck by a vehicle just after 5 a.m. as he was crossing the street at the intersection of Bruckner Boulevard and Austin Place in Longwood.READ MORE: NYPD: Video Shows Group Suspected Of Vandalizing George Floyd Statue In Brooklyn
The driver left the scene after the crash.READ MORE: 5 Wounded, Including 3 Teens, In Drive-By Shooting Outside Bronx Warehouse Party
Nieves was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
Police are searching for a brown 2004 Chevy Tahoe with a New York license plate reading CRR-5224. It has a sticker that says “Salt Life” on the rear hatch glass. The vehicle may have collision damage on the front passenger side.MORE NEWS: Florida Condo Collapse: 3 More Bodies Pulled From Rubble Overnight As Desperate Search Continues
Anyone with information about this vehicle or its whereabouts is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be left online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com or via the NYPDTips Twitter account.