A pedestrian was killed in Montgomery County early Sunday when he was struck by a car in a hit-and-run incident, the county police said.

Wilmar Gomez Gonzalez, 24 of Hyattsville, was hit about 12:50 a.m. in the 8700 block of Carroll Avenue in the Silver Spring area, the police said. He died at the scene, according to police.

They said they are trying to determine how the incident occurred. The car, which had been going north on Carroll Avenue, left the area, the police said. It was described only as a light-colored sedan.