DIAMOND SPRINGS (CBS13) – A person was hit and killed by a car that took off from the scene near Diamond Springs early Wednesday morning.

The scene was along Missouri Flat Road, near Halyard Lane.

California Highway Patrol’s Placerville office says an 87-year-old man was apparently crossing Missouri Flat Road a little before 6:30 a.m. when they were struck by a car. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The car, only described as a dark-colored sedan, was last seen heading northbound on Missouri Flat Road.

No details about the person killed have been released.

Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is asked to contact detectives at (530) 622-1110.

  1. Elisabeth A. Bingham says:

    I passed the scene about 7:30am and saw the body and had been waiting for information. I was hoping it wasn’t something like this – hit & run. 😦

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