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A pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run Wednesday night, Baton Rouge Police reported.

The incident took place in the 4500 block of Elm Drive around 8 p.m., according to spokesperson Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. He said the pedestrian was believed to have been struck by a dark colored vehicle.

The pedestrian died from his injuries at the scene.

Police later identified the pedestrian as 44-year-old Chelvis Maiden of Zachary.

An investigation remains ongoing.