Hamilton

29-year-old man killed in central Mountain hit and run

Hamilton police are investigating after a 29-year-old was killed in a hit and run on Upper Wellington Sunday.

Police say they're looking for the driver of a dark van or SUV

Police are investigating a fatal hit and run on Upper Wellington Street. (Andrew Collins/CBC)

Hamilton police are investigating after a 29-year-old pedestrian was killed in a hit and run on Upper Wellington Sunday.

Police say a dark SUV or van hit the man around 12:15 a.m. Sunday morning. The man was walking on Upper Wellington Street at Inverness Avenue East.

Police say the dark-coloured vehicle kept going southbound on Upper Wellington, turning right onto Queensdale Avenue. 

The man died at the scene.

Police are hoping the driver of the vehicle contacts them, and that any residents, businesses or drivers with security or dash cam footage reach out to investigators.  The collision reconstruction unit is investigating.