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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man in his late 40’s was pronounced dead after being hit by a car that fled the scene early Sunday morning.

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The victim was seen crossing the street at a slow rate of speed just before he was fatally hit.

According to Miami-Dade Police the victim had Cerebral Palsy.

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Authorities are still searching for the suspect who is said to be driving a small, dark colored vehicle that should have heavy front end damage.

The incident took place near NW 47th Street and 32nd Avenue, which police says is a well-lit roadway.

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The victim had just left a 24-hour supermarket before he was hit.