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Man dead, police seeking suspects after ‘very serious’ hit-and-run in downtown Toronto

Toronto police investigate first pedestrian death of 2020
WATCH: Toronto police investigate first pedestrian death of 2020

A 65-year-old man has died following a hit-and-run in downtown Toronto Saturday evening.

Police said the man was walking east across Jarvis Street when he was struck by a vehicle in the northbound lane a little after 10 p.m.

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The car fled the scene and the victim was taken to hospital where he later died, officials said.

Detectives are looking for a black SUV and are canvassing the area for video surveillance and additional witnesses.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.

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