By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A search is on for the driver who hit and killed a man along Del Paso Boulevard early Tuesday morning.

Sacramento police say, around 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the area of Del Paso Boulevard near Globe Avenue to investigate a report of a pedestrian down in the roadway. Officers soon found that a man had been struck by a vehicle.

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The man was soon pronounced dead, police say. His name and age have not been released at this point.

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No description of the suspect’s vehicle has been given.

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Del Paso Boulevard near the Globe light rail station is expected to be closed through most of the morning.