Man hit by SUV outside Del. restaurant dies

BEAR, Del. -- Police say the man hit by an SUV after leaving a restaurant in Bear, Delaware has died.

Investigators also say the crash is being investigated as a hit-and-run.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday near Nuevo Rodeo on Firedancer Lane.

Police say the victim was walking in the parking lot when he was hit by a Cadillac Escalade.

The driver continued on, hitting a parked vehicle and striking the Alpha Worship Center building, investigators say.

The driver then fled in an unknown direction.

The victim was rushed to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police do not yet know if alcohol was a factor in this crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.