UPDATE: Huntsville police identified the pedestrian on Monday afternoon as Richard Green. They say his family has been notified of his death.
The department says the wreck happened at Memorial Parkway and Cook Avenue. They say the vehicle was heading northbound on Memorial Parkway.
A statement on Monday says the driver told officers that Green stepped out in front of his vehicle and he was unable to stop before hitting him.
The driver initially left the scene but returned while officers were still present, the statement says.
Green was taken to Huntsville Hospital where he died. Police say criminal charges are not expected.
One person is dead following a hit-and-run wreck on North Memorial Parkway, according to Huntsville police.
Officers responded along with Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI) paramedics to the area of the Parkway near Krispy Kreme around 9 p.m. Sunday night.
The northbound lanes of the Parkway at University Drive were shut down while police worked the wreck.
HEMSI spokesperson Don Webster said the man who was hit was rushed to the hospital in extremely critical condition where he was pronounced dead before 10 p.m.
The identity of the victim was not released as of the publishing of this story.
Huntsville police are searching for the vehicle that struck the man. Anyone with information about the vehicle is asked to contact Huntsville police at 256-722-7100.
The road has since been reopened.