York Regional Police is investigating a fatal hit and run crash in Markham.

York Regional Police is investigating a fatal hit and run crash in Markham.

Police are hunting the driver of a car that fatally struck a pedestrian in Markham last night and then fled.

A person walking in the southbound lanes of Kennedy Road, near Denison Street was hit at about 7:10 p.m.

The pedestrian died as a result of the crash. Police have not released details about this individual.

Based on evidence collected at the scene, police believe the vehicle is a 1997 to 2001 Toyota Corolla with damage to its front end.

If you have information, call York Regional Police at 905-830-0303, ext, 7704 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).