By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The search is on for the driver who struck and killed a man who was filling his gas tank in Northeast Philadelphia Monday. This happened just before 7 p.m. along the 7500 block of East Roosevelt Boulevard.

According to police, a 37-year-old man was filling his car with gas when he was struck by a black Acura traveling southbound.

READ MORE: WATCH: Pennsylvania Health Officials To Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Update

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police say the driver of the Acura fled the scene on foot and was last seen heading westbound on Faunce Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

READ MORE: President Joe Biden To Announce That Merck Will Work With Johnson & Johnson To Manufacture Coronavirus Vaccine

MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM

Cherry Hill Schools Delays Resumption Of In-Person Classes After 3 Dozen New COVID-19 Cases Reported

Norristown Police Chief Responds After Viral Video Shows Officer Punch Suspect During Violent Arrest

MORE NEWS: The Story Of Pat Ciarrocchi's Brain

President-elect Joe Biden Cautions US Faces ‘Dark Winter,’ Implores Americans To ‘Wear A Mask’