Sacramento Police investigating hit and run fatality

The Sacramento Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run collision that killed one person. The incident happened on Tuesday evening around 8:30 pm near the intersection of Power Inn Road and Andora Way. Officers responded to a report of a vehicle vs pedestrian collision.

An adult male was found suffering from severe injuries and eventually declared deceased by responding medics. The vehicle involved in the collision fled the scene.

Sacramento Police posted the following on its Facebook page

Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision – Power Inn Road and Andora Way

On July 26, 2022, shortly before 8:30 p.m., Sacramento Police Department patrol officers responded to the area of Power Inn Road and Andora Way for a report of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. Officers located the pedestrian, an adult male, with serious injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding medical personnel. The involved vehicle fled the area of the incident.

Traffic detectives from the Major Collisions Investigations Unit responded to take over the investigation. Detectives canvassed the area for evidence, witnesses, and surveillance footage. This investigation is in the early stages and the circumstances of the collision remain under investigation. There is no suspect information to provide at this time.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim after next of kin have been notified.

The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this investigation to contact the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. Anonymous tips can also be submitted using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app.

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