By Bria Brown

(CBS DETROIT) – Detroit police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a 61-year-old man dead.

It happened Tuesday night in the area of Gratiot and Georgia.

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Police say the 61-year-old man was hit by an unknown suspect in an unknown vehicle.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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This is an ongoing investigation.

Any with information regarding this crime is encouraged to call the Detroit Police Department’s Fatal Squad Unit at 313-596-2260 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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