ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man and his dog were struck by a car and killed near South Goodman Street Thursday evening, the Rochester Police Department announced Friday.

According to police, 42-year-old resident Edgar Santa-Cruz was walking his dog at the intersection of Park Ave. and South Goodman St. when he was struck by a vehicle. He was rushed to URMC and was pronounced dead. RPD said the dog was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said that Santa-Cruz and his dog were crossing the intersection westbound while Bevel was driving his vehicle northbound when he hit the victim and the dog.

The car that struck the victim was driven by 37-year-old Master Bevel. RPD said that Bevel fled the scene after hitting Santa-Cruz and was arrested shortly after. Police added that Bevel cooperated with the investigation.

He was issued an appearance ticket for leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident. Bevel is scheduled to appear in court on January 11, 2023.

RPD says they are still investigating the cause of the accident and anyone with information is asked to call 911.