03/12/2015 07:20 EDT | Updated 05/12/2015 05:59 EDT

Surrey hit and run victim dies

A man who police say was struck from behind by a vehicle in the early hours of Thursday morning in Surrey, B.C., has died.

The incident took place around 3.30 a.m. PT on Bridgeview Drive in Surrey when the unidentified man was struck from behind while pushing a grocery cart.

Sergeant Dale Carr with Surrey RCMP said it appears the man was hit by a car,

"The vehicle did not remain," Carr said. "However, there was a great amount of evidence at the scene."

Police spent the morning searching the area for clues, and are asking any witnesses to come forward with information that may help the investigation.