OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A man who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Oakland last Saturday night was identified by the Alameda County coroner’s bureau on Friday as 55-year-old Ricky Vigil of Oakland.
Police said Vigil was walking across the street in an unmarked crosswalk in the 2600 block of 35th Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. last Saturday when he was struck by a Mercedes R class multi-purpose vehicle that was driving north on 35th Avenue.READ MORE: Entire Bay Area, Most Of California Now Under Extreme Drought Conditions
Paramedics took Vigil to a local hospital but he died there a short time later, according to police.READ MORE: UPDATE: Bay Area Family Calls Schoolmates' Rome Murder Conviction 'A Mockery Of Justice'
The driver fled from the scene and Oakland police haven’t provided descriptions of the driver or the vehicle.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Firefighters Contain Early Morning Brushfire Near Antioch Marina
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