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Man struck and killed by hit-and-run driver on State Road 37 in Indianapolis

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Posted at 6:26 AM, Sep 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-21 15:56:33-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday night on the southwest side of Indianapolis, according to police.

Around 10:30 pm., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the 5300 block of State Road 37 on the report of a man in the middle of the southbound lanes, IMPD Officer Samone Burris said in an email.

Detectives don't have any witnesses or information on the driver and the vehicle involved in the incident, Burris said.

The person who was killed was identified as 50-year-old Charles Smith by the Marion County Coroner's Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477).