HOUSTON -

A death investigation is underway after a man was hit by a car near Rice Village.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday in the 2500 block of Swift.

Houston police said a 55-year-old man was crossing the street when he was hit by a gray Toyota Corolla.

The man was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said the driver of the Toyota remained at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.  

The name of the victim has not been released.