Man Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver near South P Street
MERCED, CA (October 19, 2018) – A man was killed Friday evening following a hit-and-run crash on West Childs Avenue. The identity of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin.
As per reports, the incident took place at about 8:50 PM in the 900 block of West Childs Avenue near South P Street. Paramedics arrived at the scene and found a man in the roadway suffering from major injuries. Events leading up to the collision were not immediately available.
Despite life-saving efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by emergency responders. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle did not stop to render aid and immediately fled the area.
Authorities described the suspect vehicle as a red Dodge Charger, possibly with damage to the front left headlight and fog lights. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact (209) 385-6912. No further details have been provided to the public, as an investigation is ongoing.
Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased victim. We wish them strength and comfort during this trying time. May he rest in peace.
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