NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A man died in a hit-and-run on Sherman Parkway in New Haven Wednesday morning.

New Haven officers responded to Sherman Parkway near West Division Street after a passerby reported a man was on the ground bleeding from his head around 3 a.m. Police said officers found the man in the middle of the street near the double yellow line.

He was found unconscious and suffering from significant injuries, police said.

The man was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is unknown at this time.

Police were unable to locate the car involved in the crash, nor any witnesses. There may be video surveillance on a home in the area, but no one answered the knock on the door due to the late hour, police said.

This is an active investigation.

Police urge anyone who witnessed the crash or who has more information to contact police via (203) 946-6304 or via the department’s anonymous tip line at (866) 888-TIPS (8477).

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