A pedestrian died early Tuesday after the driver of a vehicle hit him on a Clearwater road and left the scene, police said.
The crash happened about shortly after 5 a.m. on the 1400 block of Sunset Point Road, according to the the Clearwater Police Department. Police said a person driving a vehicle in the area hit a man and drove away.
The man was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and died there.
Sunset Point Road was closed between Kings Highway and Highland Avenue as of 6:30 a.m. while police investigated. No other information has been released