Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver near 49th and Capitol, dies

Milwaukee police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred on Jan. 12 near 49th and Capitol. It happened around 8:12 p.m. 

Police say a black-colored vehicle struck a pedestrian who was crossing the street. The striking vehicle fled the scene.

The pedestrian, a 43-year-old man from Milwaukee was taken to the hospital with what was believed to be non-life threatening injuries. According to a release by police, doctors determined his injuries to be serious. The victim succumbed to his injuries on Saturday, Jan. 23.

He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

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Milwaukee police continue to seek an unknown suspect. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee police at (414) 935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Tips App.