Man dead after hit-and-run on Highway 2 near Prince Albert, Sask.

A man died on Highway 2 near Prince Albert, Sask., after being hit by a vehicle that fled from the scene.

RCMP say the man was walking on the highway when he was hit

RCMP say the accident happened on Highway 2 north about 4 kilometres from Prince Albert, Sask. (CBC)

A 58-year-old man from Montreal Lake. Sask., is dead after a hit-and-run near Prince Albert.

RCMP in Prince Albert and members of the Buckland Fire Department responded to a report of pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle on Highway 2 North on Friday at noon.

Police say the vehicle fled the scene. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are not releasing his name. 

Traffic was reduced to a single lane on both sides of the highway, but it was reopened later Friday afternoon.

RCMP are still investigating.