APD seeks driver in overnight fatal hit-and-run crash

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — APD is working to identify a driver who’s suspected of hitting and killing a pedestrian, then fleeing the scene overnight.

Albuquerque police officers were called around 3 a.m. Tuesday to the area of Central and 61st Street Northwest, regarding a hit-and-run fatal pedestrian crash. Officers arrived and found one person who succumbed to their crash injuries at the scene.

APD says it is unknown if the pedestrian was crossing Central or was in the roadway but they are working to identify the driver suspected of hitting them and fleeing.

The crash is still under investigation.

Overnight, Central was blocked off between 59th and 61st Streets but then reopened.