The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a fatal hit and run last night.
According to police, the incident happened around 6 pm on Waterman Road, just south of Calvine Road. An 85-year-old man was walking when he was struck by a red SUV, possibly a Ford Explorer. The vehicle is believed to have front end damage and fled the scene, going north on Waterman and then west on Calvine. The suspect is believed to be Caucasian or Hispanic.
The victim, who is a nearby resident, succumbed to his injuries. The Sacramento County Coroner will release the name of the victim at the appropriate time.