The Sacramento Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying the driver and the vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run.
According to a press release, officers responded to a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian around 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, near the intersection of the Lemon Hill Avenue and Wilkinson Street.
The pedestrian was crossing Lemon Hill Avenue in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by the vehicle. The victim was declared dead by the time paramedics arrived. The vehicle — described as a light-colored, four-door sport utility vehicle — then fled eastbound on Lemon Hill Avenue.
The victim’s identity has not yet been released by the coroner’s office.
If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Sacramento Police Department at (916) 808-6030, dispatch center at (916) 264-5471, or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or submit an anonymous tip using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.