YUCCA VALLEY, California (February 29, 2016) –Jerrod Austin Cary, 32, of Yucca Valley was killed early Sunday morning in a hit-and-run pedestrian crash on Avalon Avenue, according to the San Bernadino County Sheriff Coroner.
The fatal crash was reported about 2 a.m. when the pedestrian was hit by a driver who fled the scene, leaving the abandoned car nearby. The abandoned car was a gray 2007 Nissan Maxima.
Police say Cary was walking on Avalon Avenue when he was hit by the driver who was traveling northbound. Paramedics rushed the injured man to High Desert Medical Center, but despite efforts by emergency room workers he died at 3:25 a.m. the same morning.
Witnesses who wish to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 800-782-7463 or leave information at wetip.com.
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