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09 December 2016 By James M. Johnson 0 comments

Angel Lopez, 27, Victim in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash on Tenaya Drive in Modesto

Angel Lopez hit-and-run ModestoMODESTO, California (December 9, 2016) – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision on Tenaya Drive Thursday night, according to The Modesto Bee.

The accident took place about 8:30 p.m., west of Daly Avenue near the Modesto Airport.

As per the article, California Highway Patrol said a man was found down in the eastbound lane of Tenaya Drive after being struck by a vehicle.

The victim suffered fatal injuries following the crash. The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office identified him as 27-year-old Angel Lopez, of Modesto.

Meanwhile, a possible witness told CHP that the driver of a Dodge failed to see Lopez lying in the road and hit the man. The motorist reportedly exited his vehicle to check on the man, got back in and left the scene.

The driver was going east on Tenaya at about 20 mph when the incident occurred. Authorities are gathering more information and evidence to locate the motorist involved.

We offer our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the friends and family members of Angel Lopez during such a difficult time.

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