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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in Missoula, suspect found

March 3, 2020 GMT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday morning and a suspect is being qestioned, Missoula police said.

Officers located the driver shortly after the crash, which happened at about 6:40 a.m. in the northwestern part of the city.

The victim was a 63-year-old man, said police Sgt. Travis Welsh. Officials have not released the man’s name.

Police were interviewing the suspected driver, a 34-year-old man, Welsh told the Missoulian.

A portion of West Broadway Street was closed during the investigation, but had reopened by noon.