Pedestrian struck, killed after carjacking on the west side

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A pedestrian was struck and killed after a carjacking on Thursday night.

Police were called to the intersection of West Washington Street and South Holt Road around 5:20 p.m.

Police say a woman left her car running when she went into a restaurant.

The suspect hopped into the car and backed into a male pedestrian.

The man was taken to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital where he would later pass away from his injuries. His name has not been released.

IMPD officers on routine patrol found the suspected hit-and-run vehicle around 11 p.m. Thursday in the 5600 block of Georgetown Road. Two people inside were taken into custody. They have not been identified.

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The suspect’s vehicle. (Provided Photo/IMPD)

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