Early this morning, a pedestrian was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver. WABC 7 reports that the police received "several 911 calls for a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian lying in the roadway" after 1:10AM.
The victim, a man in his 30s who officials believe may be homeless (he had no ID), was pronounced dead at St. Vincent's Hospital. A 51-year-old man, who was driving a 2006 red Chevy Avalanche, has been arrested at his home in Queens in connection to the incident.
Here is Transportation Alternatives' map (with data from 1995-2001) showing crashes involving pedestrian for that part of Lower Manhattan.