One person is dead after being hit by a car in Berrien County overnight.

Police say the victim was hit on South Lakeshore Drive near Victoria Path in St. Joseph Township just before 3 a.m., Wednesday, July 12.

The driver, a juvenile, left the scene right after -- but returned and is said to be cooperating with police.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Lakeland Hospital where they died from their injuries. No names are being released at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

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