A man who may have been killed in a hit-and-run was found dead in Lancaster, authorities said this week. He was identified as 43-year-old Joshua Bermudez.

Deputies went to the 2300 block of West Avenue M at 10:10 p.m. March 7, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reported.

“Palmdale Station received the call of a possible hit-and-run,’’ according to a sheriff’s department statement. “When deputies arrived, they discovered a man suffering from trauma to his head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.’’

An autopsy was pending at press time.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.