Man struck by pickup truck in hit-and-run in Southcrest dies

SAN DIEGO - A man who was struck by a pickup truck in a hit-and-run crash in the Southcrest area has died.

The incident occurred just before 9 p.m. Monday near 39th Street at National Avenue. Police tell 10News that witnesses saw a raised dark pickup truck slam into a man and then drive away.

The victim ended up underneath a parked car. Paramedics began treating man immediately. He died on his way to UCSD Medical Center. His identity has not been released.

Police tell 10News the vehicle they are looking for is possibly a dark green raised F-150 with an extended cab. The truck may have sustained some damage.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the San Diego Police Department.

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