CHERRY HILL — Authorities are looking for the driver involved in a fatal hit and run.

Cherry Hill officers responded to the area of Route 70 and East Gate Drive just before 9:45 p.m. Monday and found a deceased male lying in the roadway.

The victim has been identified as 54-year-old Roberto Ramirez-Rangel, who last resided in Cherry Hill, police said.

According to police, Ramirez-Rangel was struck by a dark sport utility vehicle or pickup, which fled the scene eastbound on Route 70 prior to police arrival.

Police are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the collision. Individuals with information are urged to call Officer Liz Gibbs at 856-432-8860, or text TIP CHERRYHILL PD and your message to 888777.

Dino Flammia is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at dino.flammia@townsquaremedia.com

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