He was trying to cross a busy Northwest Miami-Dade thoroughfare when he was hit by a white Toyota Rav4, police say.
The driver of the SUV, however, never stopped to make sure the man was OK.
The man, identified by Miami-Dade police as 51-year-old Auguste Friznel, died from his injuries.
Now, police detectives are hoping surveillance video and pictures will help them locate the driver of the SUV.
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Police say the deadly accident happened at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday as Friznel tried to cross Northwest Seventh Avenue at 103rd Street.
The SUV, described as a mid-2000s model with four doors and window tints, likely had damage to the front left headlight and yellow lens cover.
Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Police Department's Traffic Homicide Det. W. Milian at 305-471-2425 or Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).