NEWARK, Del. (CBS)—Police in Delaware are investigating after a man was found dead on the side of the road Friday morning.

The discovery was made around 10 a.m. after police received reports of a body on Elkton Road.

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Investigators have determined that the man was walking on the south side of the road around 11:46 p.m. Thursday when he was apparently struck by a vehicle.

Police say the driver fled the scene following the accident.

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The man has been identified as 44-year-old Kelvin Dottin, of Newark.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 302-366-7100.

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The Newark Police Department’s Traffic Unit is continuing to investigate this incident.