By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed a 58-year-old man crossing the street in Brooklyn.

The crash happened shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday near Bayard Street and McGuinness Boulevard in Williamsburg.

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Police said the victim was in a crosswalk but walking against the light when he was hit by a black Rolls Royce sedan.

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The driver took off, leaving the man lying in the street with severe trauma. He was rushed to Woodhull Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

His name has not been released.

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Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.

CBSNewYork Team