It happened Tuesday just after 9 pm on Blackstone between Kern and Sonora.
Investigators said the man was trying to cross the street at Blackstone when he was hit by a truck.
The man in his 70s was not in a crosswalk at the time he was hit.
He died 30 minutes later at a nearby hospital.
Police say the driver stayed on the scene.
No word if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.