May 5, 2016 7:49 AM EDT

Mixed martial arts fighter Jordan Parsons died Wednesday after being struck in a Florida hit-and-run crash, according to Delray Beach Police.

Parsons, 25, underwent several medical operations including amputation of one his legs before being pronounced dead.

“Jordan was an exceptional athlete and a rising star in the sport,” Bellator MMA promoter Scott Coker wrote in a statement. “But more importantly, he was an exceptional young man.”

Police say they are looking for driver of the silver Range Rover Sport thought to have struck Parsons and have offered a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest, according to an ESPN report.

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