Detroit pedestrian killed in hit and run on west side

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News
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Detroit police are searching for the driver of a black SUV in connection to a fatal hit and run on the city's west side Friday. 

Police received calls at 8:05 p.m. for a victim injured near Eight Mile Road and Wyoming Avenue. Upon arrival, they found an unknown man dead and transported him to the hospital. 

The victim was crossing Eight Mile at Wyoming when the suspect's vehicle disregarded a stop sign and struck him, police said. 

The suspect then fled east on Eight Mile. Police are looking for a black SUV with damage to the passenger side door. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Detroit Police Department at (313) 596-2250 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.