1 killed in Clearwater hit-and-run crash, police say

Police at scene of fatal hit-and-run pedestrian crash. 

The Clearwater Police Department is searching for the driver who hit and killed a pedestrian early Tuesday morning. 

Police say 22-year-old Kelvin Solomon was struck by a vehicle that left the scene around 5 a.m. on Sunset Point near Kings Highway in Clearwater.

The man was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg where he died. 

Police believe the suspect was driving a high-profile vehicle such as a truck or SUV when they struck Solomon. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Clearwater Police Department at 727-562-4242.

Sunset Point Road was closed between Kings Highway and Highland Avenue while police investigated, but it has since reopened.