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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash on Franklin Boulevard

The crash investigation forced the closure of Franklin Boulevard in both directions Sunday morning.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento Police are searching for the driver of a car who hit and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning.

According to the Sacramento Police Department, the crash happened on Franklin Boulevard near 26th Avenue around 6 a.m. Sunday. 

At the scene, officers say they found an adult man who had serious injuries. Firefighters took the man to a hospital where he later died.

The driver of the car that hit the pedestrian allegedly drove away from the scene. 

Franklin Boulevard was closed in both directions from 27th Avenue to 26th Avenue Sunday morning as authorities investigated.

Watch more from ABC10: 1 killed, 4 hurt in Sacramento crash | Top 10

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