Police have identified a 50-year-old man who died after being involved in a hit and run on Tucson's west side Friday night. 

Daniel Cordova was struck by an SUV in the southbound lanes of Mission Road near West 36th Street shortly after 7 p.m., Sgt. Chris Widmer, a Tucson police spokesman said in a news release. 

Cordova was taken to the hospital where he died shortly after he arrived, the release said. 

The vehicle left the scene. Witnesses described it as a light color, small to medium size SUV and possibly has front end or windshield damage, the release said. 

Anybody with information about the vehicle is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME (882-7463). 

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