MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man in his late 40’s was pronounced dead after being hit by a car that fled the scene early Sunday morning.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine No Longer Required This Fall For Those Returning To NSU Campus
The victim was seen crossing the street at a slow rate of speed just before he was fatally hit.
According to Miami-Dade Police the victim had Cerebral Palsy.READ MORE: Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist On Gov. Ron DeSantis In CBS4 Exclusive: 'Judge Him By His Words, Judge Him By His Actions'
Authorities are still searching for the suspect who is said to be driving a small, dark colored vehicle that should have heavy front end damage.
The incident took place near NW 47th Street and 32nd Avenue, which police says is a well-lit roadway.MORE NEWS: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Principal Michelle Kefford Flies With Blue Angels
The victim had just left a 24-hour supermarket before he was hit.