Gottfried Brunner, 87, Killed in Placerville Hit-and-Run on Missouri Flat Road
PLACERVILLE (October 10, 2018) – An elderly pedestrian was killed after an alleged hit-and-run accident along Missouri Flat Road on Wednesday morning, according to the Mountain Democrat.
El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 87-year-old Gottfried George Brunner.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol said Brunner was struck by a vehicle that was traveling north on Missouri Flat Road near Halyard Lane at the time. The collision took place at about 6:22 a.m.
Elderly Pedestrian Hit by Car in Placerville, Oct 10
Brunner was left lying in the roadway with severe injuries and was then pronounced dead at the scene. He reportedly lived near the location of the tragic incident.
Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and ultimately fled the area. The suspect car was described as a dark-colored sedan with front-end damage.
Anyone with information is urged to contact (530) 622-1100 or (916) 861-1300, and for those who wish to remain anonymous, (800) 835-5247.
*We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Gottfried Brunner during such a difficult time.
If your loved one has been a victim in a hit-and-run accident, call our experienced wrongful death lawyer at 855-703-4186.
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