A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the Goulds neighbourhood of St. John's on Friday night.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said the man, 54, was hit while walking on Main Road around 11 p.m.

He was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but later died.

The RNC is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

The accident remains under investigation.