OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A 55-year-old Oakland man crossing the street was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night.
Police were called to the 2600 block of 35th Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. on reports of a collision and learned that the man was in an unmarked crosswalk at the intersection of 35th and Brookdale avenues when he was struck by a vehicle described as a Mercedes R class MPV traveling northbound that fled the scene.READ MORE: Scott Peterson To Be Re-Sentenced For 2002 Christmas Eve Murder Of Pregnant Wife
The man was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries. His identity is being withheld pending notification of family members.READ MORE: Injury Accident at San Mateo Bridge Toll Plaza Blocks Westbound Lanes of Hwy 92 in Hayward
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit at (510) 777-8570.MORE NEWS: Betty Reid Soskin, Nation's Oldest Park Ranger, Honored With School Renaming On 100th Birthday
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