A pedestrian was struck and killed in south Bakersfield Sunday night.

At about 10:58 p.m., 53-year-old Michael Fulton was crossing White Lane just east of Kinny Street outside a crosswalk when he was hit by a vehicle traveling west on White Lane.

The California Highway Patrols reports that the vehicle fled the after hitting Fulton.

Fulton was taken to Kern Medical Center and later died.

At this time, there is no description of the vehicle or the driver.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bakersfield CHP at 864-4444.