By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The search is on for a hit-and-run driver after police say a man was struck and killed Saturday night. Officials say this happened around 11:54 p.m. along the 4500 block 5th Street in the city’s Hunting Park neighborhood.

According to police, the vehicle was traveling south when it struck a man walking in the southbound right lane and fled the scene.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police did not release a description of the vehicle.