Sacramento, California (October 1, 2019) – A man died after being struck by a car near an intersection in the Mclellan Park area of Sacramento on Tuesday morning.

The accident was reported at about 9 a.m. near the intersection of Palm Street and Arnold Avenue, according to a local news source.

A man and a woman were reportedly walking in the area when a vehicle struck the man. The unidentified man managed to push the woman out of the way before being hit by the car which fled the scene.

The man died at the scene.

The vehicle was described as dark, full-sized Chevrolet.

No further information was provided.

An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is ongoing.