Amarillo Police said one man is dead after being hit by a vehicle.

Around 9:15 Saturday night.. police were called  to the 800 block of Amarillo Boulevard East on a person being hit by a SUV.

They arrived to find a white male had been struck in the eastbound lane of Amarillo Boulevard.

Officers said the man was crossing the roadway when he was struck by a dark-colored vehicle that left the scene.

The man was taken to a Amarillo hospital where he later died.

No names have been released. Check back for updates on this developing story.