Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on Market Street in Sherman Heights
SHERMAN HEIGHTS, CA (January 19, 2020) – A man was killed in a pedestrian hit-and-run crash early Sunday morning in San Diego neighborhood.
The crash happened around1:50 a.m. in the 1800 block of Market Street.
According to San Diego police, the victim was either standing in the street or attempting to cross when an SUV struck him. The car then dragged him for about 100 feet.
Officers found the victim lying at 19th and Market streets, and pronounced him dead at the scene.
Family members have identified the victim as Jason Gordon, 41. Gordon leaves behind twin 1-year-old daughters and wife Katie Gordon.
Jason Gordon was originally from Kansas City, Mo. and moved to San Diego about 10 years ago.
The involved vehicle fled the scene. It was last seen heading east and has not yet been found, police said Monday.
Police are still looking for an SUV, possibly a silver GMC Envoy with damage to the left headlight and front of the vehicle.
Anyone with information regarding the crash or the identity of the driver was asked to call the SDPD at 619-531-2000 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Jason Gordon. We hope that the investigation of authorities will end up bringing justice wherever it is due.
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