BAY SHORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police investigating the death of a man found lying in a lane on Sunrise Highway say he may have been the victim of a hit-and-run.

Elvis Galvez Menjivar, 27, was pronounced dead after he was found by officers and taken to the hospital around 1 a.m. Saturday.

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Police were responding to a 911 call about a man lying in the right lane on the eastbound side of Sunrise Highway near Exit 43 in Bay Shore.

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On Sunday, police said the investigation determined Galvez Menjivar may have been hit by a car that fled the scene.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk County Police at 631-852-6553, or anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS (8477).

CBSNewYork Team