Update: Police investigating hit-and-run incident in northeast El Paso

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A man found lying injured in the street after he was struck by a hit-run-driver has died, police said.

El Paso police are investigating the suspected crash that they say happened along the 10500 block of Clearwater Street in northeast El Paso.

Miguel Vasquez, 49, was found unresponsive with serious injuries in the roadway Wednesday.

Special traffic investigators said they believe a white pickup truck ran over Vasquez and fled the scene.

Blood could be seen next to a pair of pants and shoes in the middle of the road when a CBS4 news crew was at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding the pictured vehicle is asked to call the El Paso Police Department at 915-832-4400 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 915-566-8477.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. We will update this article as information becomes available.

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