Fatal Sylmar Hit-and-run Pedestrian Accident Hubbard Street, Foothill Blvd.

Man Killed in Sylmar Hit-and-Run Crash

 Fatal Sylmar Hit-and-run Pedestrian Accident Hubbard Street, Foothill Blvd.SYLMAR, Calif. (August 16, 2021) — A fatal Sylmar hit-and-run pedestrian accident happened early Monday morning at Hubbard Street and Foothill Boulevard.

UPDATED: Pedestrian killed in crash is identified

A driver struck and killed a man believed to be in his late 60s in a hit-and-run crash at 12:48 a.m. on August 16th. Witnesses report the victim became stuck underneath the vehicle so the driver allegedly pulled into a gas station to dislodge him.

The victim, who may have been homeless, was struck by a car while crossing a Sylmar street.

It’s unknown at this time what led up to the collision at Hubbard Street and Foothill Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, but authorities have not released his name.

Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping to help the man. The car was described as a dirty silver sedan similar to a Kia or Toyota, FOX11 reported.

Meanwhile, investigators are hoping the public will help them locate the suspect or provide information to help them.

There is a standing reward of up to $50,000 offered by the Los Angeles City Council. Anyone with information that helps solve a fatal hit and run may be eligible for the reward. Contact the LAPD Valley Traffic Division at 818-644-8033 or 818-644-8036; 877-LAPD-247; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.

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