OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A 55-year-old Oakland man crossing the street was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night.

Police were called to the 2600 block of 35th Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. on reports of a collision and learned that the man was in an unmarked crosswalk at the intersection of 35th and Brookdale avenues when he was struck by a vehicle described as a Mercedes R class MPV traveling northbound that fled the scene.

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The man was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. His identity is being withheld pending notification of family members.

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Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit at (510) 777-8570.

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