Pedestrian Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Citrus Heights

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — The search is on for a hit-and-run driver who killed a pedestrian late last night in Citrus Heights.

The victim was crossing Greenback Lane near Verner Avenue when a passing car hit him and kept driving. Paramedics arrived on the scene and declared the man dead.

Witness say the suspect’s vehicle was a compact, white or light colored car. Police say the car should be heavily damaged, including having a broken windshield.

Police say that because the victim was jaywalking, if the driver stopped, there may have been no crime at all.

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