A car struck the 70-year-old man then went over the sea wall at the seaside resort of Swanage.
A man died when he was struck by a car that then went over a sea wall and on to the beach at a seaside resort.
The crash happened on the promenade on Shore Road near the Mowlem Theatre in Swanage, Dorset at about 08:40 BST.
Police said the 70-year-old, from Swanage, died at the scene. His next of kin have been informed.
The road and part of the beach remains closed between the theatre and The Parade.
People have been asked to avoid the area.