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38-year-old man killed in hit-and-run on Cleveland's east side, police searching for suspect

A 38-year-old man was killed in the incident.

CLEVELAND — *Editor's Note: The video in the player above is from a previous report.  

The Cleveland Division of Police is seeking the public's help identifying and locating the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run. 

The incident took place Tuesday morning around 2 a.m. near East 78th Street and St. Clair Avenue and claimed the life of a 38-year-old man.  

According to police, for reasons unknown, the unidentified man was walking east on St. Clair when he was struck by a vehicle traveling in the same direction.

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The victim was found lying in the roadway by a security guard. He was transported to University Hospitals, where he was pronounced dead. 

It is possible that the suspect could be driving a newer model gray, Jeep Grand Cherokee, police report. 

Anyone with any information on the fatal crash is asked to contact investigators with the Cleveland Division of Police at 216-623-5290.

Those looking to provide anonymous tips can do so by calling Crimestoppers at 216-25-CRIME.

This is a developing story. Check back with 3News for updates. 

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