The Florida Highway Patrol has reported that on Sunday around 6:30pm a 63-year-old man from Kissimmee struck a 12-year-old boy on a bike at the intersection of Roble Drive and Siesta Lane then fled the scene.

A witness to the incident confronted the man and instructed him to return to the scene of the accident.

Instead off returning to the scene, the man took off in his car, lost control at the intersection of Roble Rd & Naranja Dr. and crashed into a tree. He was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

FHP officials said the boy that was struck by the car was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.