Madera Area CHP Reports Fatal Hit and Run Pedestrian Collision

On October 22, 2018, at approximately 11:43 AM, the California Highway Patrol Merced Communications center received a call of a pedestrian down on Avenue 21 east of Avenue 20 1/2. Upon CHP arrival it was determined that this was a hit and run fatal collision. It was determined that at an unknown time, an unknown party was driving an unknown vehicle eastbound on Avenue 21 east of Avenue 20 1/2 in Madera County. A male pedestrian was in the eastbound lane of Avenue 21. For an undetermined reason, the driver of the vehicle struck the pedestrian. Following the collision the driver fled the scene in an unknown direction without stopping to render aid or assist the pedestrian. As a result of the collision the pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
This collision remains under investigation, the suspect vehicle possibly has damage to the front right side. If anyone has information regarding this collision please contact the California Highway Patrol, Madera Area Office, at (559) 675-1025

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