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Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver early Friday on Kentucky Avenue

Car parts found at scene provide leads for investigators
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Posted at 8:04 AM, Jan 22, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — A pedestrian died in a hit-and-run crash early Friday on the southwest side of Indianapolis.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded to Kentucky Avenue near Maywood Road around 12:30 a.m. after a passerby reported seeing a body alongside the roadway.

Medics arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The person's name has not been released.

Police believe a driver hit the victim and drove away. Parts of the car were found at the scene, which police said provided some leads in the case.