Beloved Syracuse street musician Eli Harris dead at age 62

Marshall Street belonged to Elijah “Eli” Harris Jr.

For decades, Harris made the Syracuse street his stage. He played his guitar and sang on Marshall Street before and after games at the Carrier Dome, serenading fans as they passed by.

Harris, 62, was killed Tuesday night in a double hit-and-run crash on the city’s South Side, the Syracuse Police Department said in a news release Wednesday evening.

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