CERES (CBS13) — Police are searching for a driver that struck and killed a 60-year-old pedestrian in Ceres on Saturday night.

The Ceres Police Department said officers responded just after 6:15 p.m. to the 3800 block of Mitchell Road following reports of a man lying in the middle of the road.

Officers located the 60-year-old man and began CPR until Ceres fire personnel arrived on the scene. Authorities said the man was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

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Investigators found that the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Mitchell Road just north of Service Road. Police said the vehicle continued traveling northbound away from the scene.

Authorities said the vehicle was described as a light-colored Nissan Altima with possible front-end damage.

The identity of the decedent has not yet been released.

No further information has been made available at this time.

 

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