The male victim was walking in the 5000 block of Telegraph Avenue around 7:35 a.m. when he was struck, according to Oakland police Officer K. Quintela.
The suspect vehicle fled the scene and has not been located, she said.
Emergency responders transported the victim to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.
No suspect description was available.
Anyone with information about the deadly collision may call police at (510) 238-3426 or Crime Stoppers at (510) 777-8570.