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GARY — Police are investigating an apparent hit-and-run crash that left a 29-year-old man dead Sunday, a spokeswoman said.

Lonnie Gerald, of Gary, died on the Interstate 80/94 overpass at Burr Street in Gary from blunt force trauma injuries, according to the Lake County coroner's office.

Gary police were dispatched to the area for a crash with injuries and found a man lying in the street, Lt. Dawn Westerfield said. 

No vehicles involved in the crash were located, she said.

The manner of Gerald's death was pending.

Anyone with information is asked to call police Sgt. Michael Jackson at 219-881-7485. To remain anonymous, call 866-CRIME-GP.

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Sarah covers crime, federal courts and breaking news for The Times. She joined the paper in 2004 after graduating from Purdue University Calumet.