According to authorities, the crash happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday when a 40-year-old man from Southfield was crossing Woodward Avenue. Police said a vehicle -- believed to be a dark colored Chevrolet Traverse -- traveling northbound struck the man, briefly stopped, then fled the scene eastbound on Maple Road. The man died a the scene.
Police said the man was not using a crosswalk at the time.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Birmingham Police Department at 248-530-1870 or 248-530-1770.