By CBS3 Staff

DEWEY BEACH, Del. (CBS) — Police in Delaware are investigating a strange death involving a pedestrian. State troopers say a Lyft driver ordered a group of passengers out of the car in the middle of Highway 1 in Dewey Beach.

When one person got out, he was struck by a passing car and died.

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Nobody else in the group was hurt.

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Police say the Lyft driver sped away after the crash.

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The search is on for that driver.