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Modesto Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash McHenry Avenue Near Leveland Lane

Modesto Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash McHenry Avenue Near Leveland Lane

Modesto hit-and-run McHenry Avenue

Man, 55, Killed in Modesto Hit-and-Run on McHenry Avenue Near Leveland Lane

MODESTO, CA (August 9, 2021) – A man was killed after a hit-and-run crash on McHenry Avenue near Leveland Lane in Modesto.

According to an article published by The Modesto Bee, the tragic accident took place on Sunday night. Officers reported the collision on August 8 at around 9 p.m.

Modesto police said the incident happened when a 55-year-old man was either walking or riding a bicycle on McHenry Avenue.

Victim Hit by Car

For an unknown reason, a vehicle struck him north of Leveland Lane. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived at the scene and then found the victim left lying on the road as a result of the crash.

Medical personnel soon rushed him to a Modesto hospital, where he died. His name remains unreleased pending notification of next of kin.

Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver did not stop to render aid to the victim and fled south on McHenry Avenue. They described the car involved as a white colored pickup truck.

Officers forced a stretch of the roadway to shut down for a time following the collision. The cause of the fatal Modesto hit-and-run crash is still under investigation.

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