Manchester police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run accident

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MANCHESTER — A 71-year-old man was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident last week, and authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating the driver of the vehicle involved, Manchester Police reported Wednesday.

The incident occurred around 3:45 p.m. on July 3 at the intersection of Central St and Union St. Officers who arrived on the scene found the elderly victim lying on the pavement with a severe head injury.

He was promptly transported to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Eyewitnesses described the suspect vehicle as a black Nissan Rogue, possibly with veteran’s license plates, that collided with the man’s bicycle.

After the impact, the car continued to travel east on Central St without stopping.

The Manchester Police Traffic unit is actively investigating the case and urges anyone with information about the accident or the whereabouts of the suspect vehicle to contact them at 603-668-8711.

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