RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — One person is dead after being hit by a car that then fled the scene along Capital Boulevard Friday night, the Raleigh Police Department said.

Around 8:10 p.m., officers responded to a motor-vehicle collision in the 4700 block of Capital Boulevard involving a pedestrian.  Upon arrival, officers found the pedestrian who had died from his injuries, police said.

Police said the driver of the vehicle involved left the scene in the vehicle. Officers are investigating to determine the circumstances of the crash. 

Traffic on northbound Capital Boulevard was diverted at Calvary Drive to Louisburg Road.

Police plan to release more information as the investigation progresses.

As of 12:12 a.m. Saturday, all lanes on Capital Blvd. had reopened.

Anyone who believes they may be able to provide helpful information is asked to go to the Crime Stoppers website for instructions on how to report a tip online or by text message. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that help solve cases.

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