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MPD: 45-year-old man dies after being struck by hit-and-run driver near 23rd and Center

Updated: 10:52 p.m. on May 11, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Police say a man who died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver near 23rd and Center walked into the road and collapsed, before being struck.

Originally it was thought that the victim was struck by two vehicles -- however, according to a criminal complaint, surveillance from a nearby church showed the victim fall in the street prior to being struck by one vehicle.

A suspect has been charged in the man's death.

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Posted: 2:06 p.m. on May 5, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 45-year-old man is dead after being struck by two hit-and-run drivers near North 23rd and Center early Tuesday, May 5. 

Authorities were called to the scene around 12:49 a.m.

According to police, a 60-year-old man driving the second vehicle, was later found and arrested. Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.

Milwaukee police continue to seek the first driver who struck the pedestrian. Anyone with any information can contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or Milwaukee Crime Stoppers via telephone at 414-224-TIPS.

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