Appeal over fatal hit-and-run crash at Freshwater, NSW

Police remain on the scene of a fatal fail-to-stop crash in Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

About 5.45am today (Saturday 22 February 2020), emergency services were called to Oliver Street in Freshwater, following reports a man was lying injured on the roadway.

On arrival, officers from Northern Beaches Police Area Command located a man, believed to be aged in his 50s, deceased. He has not been formally identified.

Officers established a crime scene and the Crash Investigation Unit will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Initial inquiries suggest the man was struck by a vehicle, not further described, which has failed to stop.

Investigators are urging any witnesses to the crash or anyone with dashcam vision of the incident to come forward.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence.

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