Man killed in hit-and-run crash downtown, SAPD says

No suspect information is known at this time

A search is underway for a driver after they hit and killed a man downtown and fled the scene, according to San Antonio Police.
A search is underway for a driver after they hit and killed a man downtown and fled the scene, according to San Antonio Police.

SAN ANTONIO – A search is underway for a driver after they hit and killed a man downtown and fled the scene, according to San Antonio Police.

The hit-and-run happened in the 500 block of Navarro Street near East Houston and College streets around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Police say a driver in a dark-colored Dodge Charger hit a man, who is believed to be in his 40s, while he was crossing the street. The driver briefly stopped then fled the location.

The man was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center in life-threatening condition where he later died, officers said.

SAPD says they have no suspect information at this time.

If the driver is found, they could be charged with failure to stop and render aid resulting in death and other charges.

KSAT will update this story as more information becomes available.

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