RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A person is dead after a hit and run on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh Friday morning, according to police.

Police said at 4:16 a.m., a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on New Bern Avenue near North Raleigh Boulevard. The pedestrian died at the scene and a CBS 17 crew saw a tarp laying over the decedent.

Raleigh police at the scene of a hit and run on New Bern Avenue. (Amalia Roy/CBS 17)

Police are investigating the crash as a hit and run. New Bern Avenue reopened shortly after 8:30 a.m.