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08 March 2017 By James M. Johnson 0 comments

HEMET: Daniel Silva Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident at Florida Avenue and Mayflower

hemet hit and run florida avenue and mayflower streetHEMET (March 8, 2017)- According to The Press Enterprise, a pedestrian died following a hit-and-run Tuesday evening at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Mayflower Avenue.

Police officials responded to the scene of the collision which took place at 6:30 p.m.

Upon arriving, authorities located a pedestrian victim lying in the middle of the road severely hurt in and out of conscious.

As per the article , 66-year-old Daniel Silva was walking along Florida Avenue when he was struck by a white SUV. The Hemet man then succumbed to his injuries .

Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. Police reported that 42-year-old Montez Landing turned himself and was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run. However, the Hemet man was released the same day after posting bail.

Hemet PD are currently investigating the incident. Anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run suspect or vehicle is encouraged to call the Hemet Police Department at (951) 76502400.

We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of Mr. Daniel Silva during such a difficult time. We hope the hit-and-run motorist will be located and justice will soon be served.


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