A man found dead along Willow Pass Road in Concord on Wednesday had been hit by a vehicle that fled the area, police said Thursday.
The man was identified as Frank Fernandez, 28, of Bay Point, according to police.
He was found at about 12:20 p.m. along a fence bordering the Concord Naval Weapons Station on Willow Pass Road between Lynwood Drive and the Kinne Bridge overcrossing.
Police are investigating his death as a hit-and-run, suspected to have happened between 2:30 a.m. and 12:20 p.m. when he was found, police said.
No description of the suspect vehicle was immediately available.
Anyone with information about the collision has been asked to call Concord police traffic investigator Lee Lawrence at 925-671-5097.