Man Killed After Being Hit by Car in Hartford, Police Look for Driver

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A pedestrian has been struck and killed in Hartford and police are looking for the person responsible.

The police department said they were called to the area of Main Street near Rosemont Street at about 6:30 p.m.

Two officers were in the immediate area and found a man lying in the road unresponsive. He was taken to the hospital and ultimately pronounced dead.

Police said they're withholding the man's identity until they make contact with his family, but described him as middle-aged.

Some of the crash was captured on city cameras, according to police. Authorities are looking for a gray-colored Jeep, possibly a Grand Cherokee, with front-end damage and Vermont plates.

Police said the suspect vehicle was seen going at a high rate of speed north on Main Street.

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There was a heavy police presence in the area, and the road was blocked off but has since reopened.

No additional information was immediately available. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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