NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man is dead after he was hit by a car Friday night in Norfolk.

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Police tell 10 On Your Side that 36-year-old Karl H. Wilkerson was hit by a black sportscar around 8:20 p.m. on Friday in the 2400 block of Tidewater Drive.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found Wilkerson with serious injuries. He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he died.

Investigators said Wilkerson was walking on the sidewalk when the sportscar left the roadway, hitting him and a tree.

The driver of the sportscar fled the scene with help from another driver. Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect.

Fatal hit & run suspect (photo: Norfolk police)