SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident in San Francisco’s Mission District, a police spokesman said.
Officers found the victim, a Hispanic man believed to have been in his 40s, at about 10:40 a.m. suffering from severe trauma in the 2200 block of Mission Street, Officer Albie Esparza said.READ MORE: Firefighters Working to Save Giant Sequoias Forced to Flee Advancing Flames
The man died from his injuries.READ MORE: San Mateo Deputies Arrest Man Suspected in Stabbing Attack With Wood Stake
Witnesses described the vehicle, which fled the scene, as a white mini van, possibly a Chevy, Esparza said.
The suspect was described as a black man between 30 and 40 years old. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call San Francisco police at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to tip411.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Southbound Hwy 17 Lanes Cleared After Woman Jumps Off Pedestrian Bridge
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