Pedestrian Dies in Wofford Heights Hit-and-Run on Highway 155
WOFFORD HEIGHTS, CA (July 30, 2021) – A pedestrian sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Highway 155 Thursday afternoon.
The crash happened around 12:42 p.m. on July 29, at Wofford Boulevard. According to the California Highway Patrol, a vehicle struck the pedestrian who was walking in the area. After the crash, the driver did not stop to render aid.
First responders found the pedestrian suffering from unspecified injuries. It is unclear if the victim was treated at the scene or was taken to a hospital.
At this time, police are still investigating the circumstances of the incident and searching for the hit-and-run suspect.
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