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Man in his 20s dead after hit and run in Pickering, police say

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run that killed a man in his 20s in Pickering early Saturday.

Call came in around 12:30 a.m. near Altona and Taunton roads

Durham police are searching for a driver after a man in his 20s was struck and killed in Pickering on Saturday. (Durham Regional Police Service)

Police are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run that killed a man in his 20s in Pickering early Saturday.

Durham Regional Police were called to the scene at Altona and Taunton roads around 12:30 a.m.

The man was walking along the shoulder of the road, according to Sgt. Rob Williamson.

He died at the scene.

Police say the vehicle involved fled the scene. However, a witness to the accident stayed on scene, Williamson said. 

The investigation is still ongoing.