Pedestrian Fatality Hit and Run Crash in Sacramento County
A hit and run pedestrian fatality happened along Palm Street in McClellan Park, a designated area in Sacramento County that is north of the airport, on October 1. The accident happened close to the intersection with Arnold Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) report, at about 9:00 in the morning. The accident occurred when an elderly man, age 73, and his wife were walking across the street to go to his dental appointment at the VA. Witnesses reported that the man pushed his wife out of the way of the oncoming pickup just before the collision. The man died in the collision. Following the accident, the vehicle that struck the man, described as a silver 2006 to 2011 Toyota Tacoma with an extended cab and right front-end damage, fled the scene. The identity of the deceased pedestrian has yet to be released by the county coroner’s office.