By CBS13 Staff

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) – Placerville police are searching for a driver who left the scene after hitting and killing a pedestrian on Broadway Drive Friday night.

Dispatchers received reports of the collision at around 8:30 p.m. Callers stated the driver had initially stopped but then sped away eastbound on Broadway Drive, according to the Placerville Police Department.

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The vehicle was only described as a dark-colored sedan. A description of the driver was not available.

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Placerville officers located the victim at the scene. The department said he was immediately taken to the hospital for major injuries and was later pronounced dead despite lifesaving efforts.

His identity has not yet been released.

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Authorities are calling for the drive to come forward. Anyone who may have information related to the shooting is asked to contact the Placerville Police Department.