Seattle Police are investigating a hit-and-run fatality collision that occurred at 12th Avenue South and South Dearborn Street early Sunday morning.

At approximately 4:41 a.m., officers responded to a 911 call of a body lying in the street in the 1200 block of South Dearborn Street. Fire department medics responded and declared the pedestrian dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the man was trying to cross the road and was hit and dragged by a vehicle.

The street was shut down for a few hours while police investigated.

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