Pedestrian struck, killed in Lincoln Park-area hit-and-run crash

Posted at 8:46 AM, Apr 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-06 11:46:15-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego police are searching for a hit-and-run driver whose car fatally struck a 57-year-old man attempting to cross a street in the Lincoln Park area.

The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was struck around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday by a southbound light-colored sedan speeding on South 47th Street near Solola Avenue, said San Diego police Officer Robert Heims. He was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

The driver fled after the crash and was last seen headed east on Solola Avenue, Heims said.

The car was described as a gray or white sedan with black rims. Heims said it may have damage to the front-end, windshield and hood and could also have a cracked headlight lens.