NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- Police have identified the moped rider that died Thursday afternoon after a collision involving a vehicle whose driver left the scene.

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. on the 300 block of East Princess Anne Road near Salter Street.

Medics took 53-year-old Ronald Townes to the hospital where he died.

His moped was traveling westbound on E. Princess Anne Road when it was struck. Police said the vehicle that hit Townes was a blue or dark blue Lexus SUV with severe front-end damage.

The SUV was last seen traveling northbound on Armistead Avenue near where the accident occurred.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Norfolk police said the driver of a vehicle hit a man on a moped in the 300 block of E. Princess Anne Rd. on December 21, 2017. The moped rider died.