MELBOURNE, Fla. — An investigation is underway in Brevard County following a fatal hit-and-run crash on Saturday.
Police responded to the area of New Haven Avenue and South Harbor City Boulevard in Melbourne around 2 a.m., regarding reports of a deceased person on South Harbor City Boulevard.
The initial investigation indicated that a pedestrian, 28-year-old Melbourne resident Natanael Real, was hit by a car, which fled the scene, police said.
According to police, Real was on South Harbor City Boulevard between New Haven Avenue and East Strawbridge Avenue when he was hit and killed.
Based upon the preliminary investigation, the vehicle is believed to be a 2007 to 2013, red GMC Sierra or a similar model pickup truck with damage to the front of the vehicle.
This is being investigated as a traffic homicide, police said.
If you have any information regarding this incident, call (321) 616-6118.