Police search for SUV involved in deadly downtown hit and run

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A deadly accident left one man dead and a busy downtown intersection closed for several hours Thursday evening.

It happened along of Memorial Drive near Capitol Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Atlanta Police said an SUV struck a man on the street and did not stop. The man died at the scene.

Both directions of Memorial Drive were shut down for the investigation

Police said the driver was in a gold or tan SUV. It was not clear what direction the vehicle was traveling

Investigators said it's possible they were looking for a female driver and male passenger.