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Police seek suspect car in fatal hit-and-run on Indy's east side

Police believe the man was hit by a vehicle near the 6800 block of East 21st Street.
Credit: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

INDIANAPOLIS — Police are asking for the public's help finding the suspect vehicle from a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened on the east side of Indianapolis Sunday night. 

Police were called to the area of the 6800 block of East 21st Street, near Shadeland Avenue, just before midnight on a report of a person struck. 

When police arrived, they found the man, whose name was not shared by authorities, in the roadway. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

Detectives believe the driver was traveling eastbound in the 6800 block of East 21st Street when they struck the pedestrian and did not stop to help.

The vehicle is believed to be a 2011-2014 Dodge Challenger and will have damage to the passenger side headlight area, hood and windshield. 

Credit: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

Detectives are asking anyone who can identify this vehicle or has information about this case to call the Crash Investigations Unit at 317-327-6549.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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