CHICAGO (CBS) – A 43-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Monday morning in the Near North neighborhood.

Emergency crews responded to the intersection of Ohio and Wabash shortly before 2 a.m., after receiving reports that an individual had been struck by a vehicle.

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Police say the victim was crossing Ohio Street in the middle of the block when he was struck by a white Toyota SUV that was heading east on Ohio.

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He was transported to Northwestern where he was pronounced.

The driver of the SUV fled in an unknown direction and was not in custody Monday morning.

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The CPD Major Accidents Investigation Unit is investigating.