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Pedestrian struck, killed by hit-and-run motorist in San Diego

San Diego Police
Posted at 7:16 AM, Jan 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-19 12:10:34-05

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man was struck and killed Sunday morning by a hit- and-run motorist in an SUV, in the Sherman Heights community of San Diego, a police officer said.

The vehicle was going eastbound in the No. 1 lane in the 1800 block of Market Street, where a pedestrian was standing in the street or crossing Market Street at 1:55 a.m., said San Diego police officer Robert Heims.

The vehicle struck the pedestrian and dragged him for approximately 100 feet eastbound on Market Street, Heims said.

The motorist fled the location eastbound on Market Street and the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle was possibly a silver GMC Envoy or similar model, with front end damage.

Anyone with any information regarding the death was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.