COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A person walking along a southeast Columbus street was struck by a vehicle and killed late Monday night.

According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office release, a pedestrian was walking eastbound in the westbound lane of Refugee Road, just west of the intersection of Old Brice Road in the neighborhood of Walnut Heights. At 10:33 p.m. the FCSO reports a car struck the pedestrian.

A witness told FCSO deputies that the vehicle was possibly a red Toyota, and the driver, who was later identified Friday, reportedly fled the scene. The victim was taken to Mt. Carmel East Hospital and listed in critical condition, but was pronounced dead at 11:09 p.m.

The fatal injury remains under investigation and the FCSO asks that anyone with additional information call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit at 614-525-6113.