Police in Northern Virginia are looking for the driver of an SUV who they say ran off and left a passenger for dead after a crash.
Prince William County Police say the single-vehicle crash occurred before 3 a.m. Monday near the intersection of James Madison Highway and Thoroughfare Road in Gainesville, about two miles south of I-66.
Police say the driver of a 2001 Toyota 4-Runner lost control and crashed the SUV, which which rolled. According to police, the driver then fled the scene.
A man who was in the backseat was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. He was not identified immediately.
A front seat passenger, a man who was wearing a seat belt, suffered minor injuries.
Police used dogs and a helicopter to search for the driver, who was not identified immediately.