A 41-year-old newspaper deliveryman riding a motor scooter was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Yachiyo city, Chiba Prefecture, police said Monday.
According to police, there incident occurred at around 1:40 a.m. Sunday, Fuji TV reported. A passerby called 119 to report that a man was lying on the road beside his scooter.
Police said the man, Kan Tsuji, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Broken fragments from a car were found at the scene near the damaged scooter. Police said they are examining street surveillance camera footage to try and identify the vehicle that hit the Tsuji.© Japan Today