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Lester Harris Oakland Fatal Hit-and-run Accident on 73rd Avenue

Lester Harris, 53, Killed in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident on 73rd Street

Lester Harris Oakland Fatal Hit-and-run Accident on 73rd Avenue

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.

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