A man is dead after being hit by a vehicle late Friday night in The Blue Mountains.

Police say it happened around 10:00 p.m. in the area of Grey Road 19 near Jozo Weider Boulevard.

According to police, the man was crossing the street when a westbound SUV struck him.

Police say the man was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.