PLAINFIELD - Police are searching for the driver in the hit-and-run death of a 66-year-old New Brunswick man.

According to Plainfield Police Director Lisa Burgess, the man was struck and killed Sunday at about 7:14 p.m.

Police responded to the area of Park and Belleview avenues after receiving a report of a pedestrian involved in a motor vehicle crash.

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Police found the man in the road. He was transported to a hospital where he lated died from his injuries, according to press release.

Police have not released the identify of the New Brunswick man.

Burgess said they have been able to identify the man, but as of Sunday night, they were still trying to contact his family.