Malawi Police in Rumphi are looking for a motorcyclist who hit to death a 46-year-old man at Chitokoto Trading Centre in Mzimba.
The development occurred on Saturday evening.
Police identified the deceased as Renard Phiri of Mweula Village, in the area of Traditional Authority Kapoloma in Machinga district.
It said unknown motorcyclist hit the pedestrian at Chitokoto died on the spot.
Police enquiries are in progress to trace and arrest the motorcyclist.