Police investigate after pedestrian killed in hit and run in Toronto

Police say one man is dead after a hit and run in Toronto on Saturday.

In a series of tweets Saturday, Toronto police said a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the Weston Road and Dee Avenue area.

Toronto paramedics told Global News a man in his 50s was taken to a trauma centre in critical condition, with life-threatening injuries.

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In an update Sunday morning, police said the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead in hosptial.

Officers said the driver of the vehicle fled the scene.

According to police, officers are now searching for the driver.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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