David Jackson, 29, Struck, Killed in Hit-and-run Pedestrian Accident
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 30, 2018) — A 29-year-old Sacramento man identified as David Edward Lee Jackson died in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident Thursday morning as he crossed Florin Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The fatal hit-and-run crash, which took place about 1:30 a.m. this morning, is under investigation by the CHP. The collision took place near Bowling Drive when he was struck in the far left lane by a vehicle, the CHP dispatch report said. The man was thrown into the center media and he struck a tree. The victim died of his injuries at the scene. The driver in an older-model green, Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck fled the scene. A witness told authorities the vehicle had minor front-end damage.
The victim was identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.
Sacramento Crash Investigation
Police are searching for the suspect who fled without stopping to help the injured man. Hopefully, the hit-and-run driver will feel remorse and turn themselves in to police or someone will come forward with information that will help police find them.
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