Lester Harris, 53, Killed in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident on 73rd Street
LOCATION: East Oakland
DATE OF ACCIDENT: Friday, October 5th
October 7, 2018 – A 53-year-old man was killed in a suspected hit-and-run collision on 73rd Avenue Friday evening, according to the Mercury News.
Authorities have identified the fatality as Lester Charles Harris.
As per the article, Harris was walking westbound across 73rd at about 8:09 p.m. Officials believed the man was outside of a crosswalk, near the 2500 block of, when he was hit by an older model black Ford Thunderbird.
Deadly Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident Friday in East Oakland
The impact resulted in fatal trauma to Harris, who was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.
Meanwhile, authorities said the car continued on 73rd following the collision. A description of the hit-and-run motorist was not released.
Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Mr. Lester Harris as they search for peace and comfort.