Javad Hada, 73, was hit by a Toyota Sienna around 1:40 p.m. on Oct. 20 in the intersection of Central Expressway and Pajaro Avenue, according to public safety officials.
He was taken to Stanford Hospital and died of his injuries.
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Public safety officials said they tracked down the car involved on Friday afternoon after receiving an anonymous tip.
They are searching for 55-year-old Reina Robles, the alleged owner, and said she may be trying to leave the country.
The car was found on Tamarack Lane near Halford Avenue in Santa Clara, according to public safety officials.
Anyone who has information about Robles' whereabouts is asked to call Detective Sean Mula at (408) 730-7650.
Fatal hit and run vehicle found. An anonymous tip provided investigators with information that led to the identification of the driver, 55-year-old Reina Robles. She may be trying to flee the country. Please share to help locate Reina Robles. More here: https://t.co/phMEq0ENtL. pic.twitter.com/DoqURvirr3— Sunnyvale DPS (@SunnyvaleDPS) October 29, 2018