Driver fails to stop after man in his 40s was hit and killed in Fawkner

A mystery driver has failed to stop after hitting and killing a pedestrian in Melbourne’s north early on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to Sydney Road in Fawkner about 1.40am, following reports of the man laying on the road.

The driver of a vehicle failed to stop after hitting the pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 40s, police said.

He sadly died at the scene and is yet to be identified.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident and appeal to anyone with information or relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

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