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Man killed in Palm Springs hit-and-run, police seek suspect vehicle

Police are seeking a suspect vehicle following a fatal hit-and-run collision in Palm Springs Monday night.

The roads were shut down shortly after the collision, which was reported at 9:37 p.m. on South Palm Canyon Drive between East Mesquite Road and East Morongo Road.

The roads reopened at 4:40 a.m.

The victim, a man of an unspecified age, was injured in the crash at 9:20 p.m. and died at 9:43 p.m., according to the Riverside County Coroner’s Bureau.

The Palm Springs Police Department confirmed to News Channel 3 Tuesday morning that it was a hit-and-run collision.

The suspect’s vehicle is described as a “dark-colored sedan” with front-end damage. No additional information was provided at the time of this publication.

This story is developing. Stay with News Channel 3 for the latest updates.


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