Police Searching for Brooklyn Hit and Run Driver

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BROOKLYN, NY – Police are looking for a driver who caused a fatal hit and run accident in Brooklyn yesterday. The accident happened at the intersections of 19th Avenue and 86th Street. The victim, Jose Contla, 26, was found unconscious on the sidewalk around 7:30 a.m. According to WCBS880, he was later pronounced dead in the hospital. Police are looking for the driver of a black sedan that likely has front end damage.

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