INDIANAPOLIS — A person has died following a hit and run on the near north side Saturday evening.

Officers responded to 1600 N. Capitol on reports of a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male who IEMS pronounced dead at the scene.

An initial investigation has revealed that the suspect was traveling westbound on W. 16th St. when they struck the pedestrian. The suspect then fled the scene.

Police identified the victim as 47-year-old John F. Pollard Jr.

This remains an ongoing investigation.