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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run accident that claimed the life of an adult male shortly before 1:30a.m.

Officers were called to the 7800 block of Madison Avenue in Southport on report of a hit and run accident. IMPD says the male was traveling on a motor scooter when he was struck by another vehicle. He was then thrown from his bike as the other vehicle fled the scene.

The victim was pronounced deceased on scene.

IMPD is searching for a 2007-2010 Chrysler Sebring with front end damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call 327-2630 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.