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Robert Andres Lopez Hit-and-Run Crash Modesto River Road

Robert Andres Lopez Hit-and-Run Crash Modesto River Road

Robert Lopez hit-and-run Modesto

Robert Andres Lopez, 60, Killed in Modesto Hit-and-Run Crash on River Road

MODESTO, CA (August 4, 2021) – Robert Andres Lopez was killed after a hit-and-run crash on River Road near Ryder Way in Modesto.

The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office identified the 60-year-old Modesto man as the victim of the fatal collision which occurred on Monday.

The incident happened when Robert Andres Lopez was riding a bicycle west in the 800 block of River Road in Modesto. The California Highway Patrol said for an unknown reason, an SUV struck him.

Bicyclist Hit by Car

The vehicle hit the victim, just east of Ryder Way. The Modesto Bee and Central Valley TV wrote that the accident took place on August 2 shortly before 7:15 p.m.

Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived and then found the bicyclist left lying on the ground as a result of the accident. Robert Andres Lopez died at the scene of the Modesto crash.

Meanwhile, CHP affirmed that the driver did not stop to render aid and soon fled the area. They described the car as a black early 2000s Chevrolet Tahoe or GMC Yukon.

The SUV has black rims and black aftermarket push bumpers. The Modesto hit-and-run collision is still under investigation. Anyone with information can call 9-1-1.


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