Police looking for vehicle which fled fatal Des Moines hit-and-run

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are looking for the vehicle that hit a man and fled the scene in Des Moines.

Emergency responders found the pedestrian with critical injuries when they arrived at the scene at about 9:12 p.m. Thursday.

The Des Moines Police Department said in a news release that he was transported to a local hospital where he later died of those injuries.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a dark- colored, SUV-style vehicle. Evidence indicates it will have front-end damage, including a broken headlamp.


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