EAST HAMPTON - Police in East Hampton are searching for the person responsible for a deadly hit-and-run.

Cops say a passing motorist found the body of John Judge on the shoulder of Main Street in Amagansett last night.

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The 61-year-old was rushed to the hospital where he died.

Detectives believe the driver who struck the victim may have sustained damage to the front end of the car.

Anyone with information is asked to call the East Hampton Police Department at 631-537-7575.