WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Waterbury Police are investigating after a hit-and-run killed a 78-year-old man from Waterbury on Saturday night.

At around 8:44 p.m., police responded to a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian near 638 East Main St. The victim was located and taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries, and was declared deceased early Sunday morning, according to Waterbury police.

The Waterbury Police Department Crash Reconstruction Unit identified the striking vehicle as a dark-colored SUV with sustained damage at the front of the vehicle. Investigators say the SUV may be a Toyota RAV4 model.

The police ask anyone with information relevant to the investigation to contact the CRU at (203) 346-3975.