By CBS13 Staff

TURLOCK (CBS13) — The search is on for the driver who hit and killed a man in Turlock early Tuesday morning along Highway 99.

California Highway Patrol says the 27-year-old victim was found just before 3 a.m. along the southbound side of the freeway, near West Main Street. The vehicle that struck him had already taken off by the time officers arrived.

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Officers say the man died at the scene. His name has not been released, but he was a resident of Delhi.

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No distinguishing details about the suspect and their vehicle have been released at this point.

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Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to call CHP at (209) 545-7440.