EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Evansville police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle overnight.

Officers were called around 12:30 a.m. to the area of 1000 N Fulton Ave.

Officers found the victim lying in the middle of the street with severe injuries.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance where they later died.

The Evansville Police Department is asking for help in identifying the driver of the vehicle.

Witnesses saw a light color passenger car traveling southbound on Fulton when it hit the victim. The vehicle continued southbound on Fulton.

If anyone has any information on the vehicle or driver, please call detectives in the Adult Investigations Unit at (812) 436-7979.

The victim’s name and cause of death will be released by the Vanderburgh County Coroner.