DALY CITY (CBS SF) – Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 78-year-old pedestrian in Daly City Thursday night.
The pickup truck driver hit the man, identified by the county coroner’s office as Jose Euan Rosel of Daly City, on state Highway 35 near Westridge Avenue just after 11:30 p.m., according to police.READ MORE: Fight Between 2 Women In Marin City Ends In Stabbing
The driver took off after hitting Rosel and remains at large Friday. Rosel died from his injuries.READ MORE: VIDEO: Victim Foils Smash-and-Grab Robbery of Vehicle In San Francisco Golden Gate Park
A witness described the truck as a full-size American-made pickup truck, possibly a Ford or Chevrolet, with a ladder rack. It is believed to have moderate front-end damage and a damaged windshield, police said.
The driver was last seen heading south on Highway 35 toward Westmoor Avenue.MORE NEWS: Bay Area COVID-19 Roundup: Santa Clara Approves Grocery Worker Hazard Pay; California Virus Deaths Past 50,000; State; Shared Vaccine Access Code Abuse
Anyone with information about the collision has been asked to contact Detective Joe Bocci at (650) 991-8171 or (650) 222-9591 or Detective Frank Mangan at (650) 991-8147 or (650) 222-9640.