Authorities responded to the area of Phillips and Washington Avenue just after 7 p.m. for a report of someone hit by a vehicle.
Officers located a 59-year-old man deceased on scene.
Officials say the man had just gotten out of his friend’s vehicle and made his way around the other side of the vehicle to cross Washington Avenue. The friend heard a crash, saw his friend in the roadway and saw a vehicle leaving the area.
Police later found the suspect vehicle unoccupied, but the driver has yet to be identified and located. Authorities have identified the victim as 59-year-old Timmy Oliver.
Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Traffic Unit at 262-635-7816. Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 262-636-9330, or through the Crime Stoppers app by using the p3 app.
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