SACRAMENTO: Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Collision on 47th Avenue
SACRAMENTO, California (April 9, 2016) – A pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver on 47th Avenue near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Saturday, according to The Sacramento Bee. (map)
As per the article, California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a traffic collision at 10:07 p.m., and found a man with fatal injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.
The victim, described as a black male age 60 or older, died at the scene. His name has not been yet released pending notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene. The suspect car, apparently a silver or grey Lexus, was last seen going eastbound on 47th Avenue.
Fox 40 said the Lexus has tinted windows and a dent in the right front bumper.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of the victim during such a difficult time. We hope the hit-and-run motorist will be located and justice will soon be served.
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