WILMINGTON, Del. — Police are searching for a person involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash.

Delaware State Police say a 53-year-old Wilmington man was walking on a highway early Saturday when he was hit by a silver or gray Nissan. Police say the car didn’t stop and fled the scene.

Police say the man was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police say they don’t know if alcohol or drug use on behalf of the man walking on the highway was a factor in the crash.

Police are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact authorities.