A 75-year-old Manhattan man was struck and killed as he was walking near Columbia University by a driver who fled the scene, the police said on Saturday.
The police said that the man, Arthur Slater, was struck minutes before midnight Friday night near the intersection of Broadway and West 114th Street. An investigation determined that Mr. Slater, who lived at 171 Thompson Street, had been walking west on 114th Street when a black Honda Civic traveling north on Broadway ran into him.
The car fled before the arrival of police officers Mr. Slater was brought to St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The police said that an investigation was continuing.