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Pedestrian killed after hit-and-run in West Allis, police say

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Posted at 9:33 PM, Jan 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 13:22:20-05

WEST ALLIS — The West Allis Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run incident that took place on Sunday just before 6 p.m.

Police responded to a report of a crash in the 2800 block of S. 108th Street/STH 100 where preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle traveling northbound on S. 108th Street struck a pedestrian crossing the roadway. The pedestrian, a 36-year-old man, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on scene.

The operator of the vehicle fled the scene. The vehicle is described as a large, light-colored sport utility vehicle, possibly a Chevrolet Suburban or GMC Denali.

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This is an active, ongoing investigation. Additional information may be released as the investigation progresses. Anyone with information regarding the striking vehicle or its operator is asked to contact Traffic Investigator Chris Sohre at (414)302-8127 or the West Allis Police Department at (414)302- 8000.

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