Man Killed in Modesto Hit and Run
A man in his 20s was killed in a Modesto hit and run accident on July 23, 2019. The pedestrian accident occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m. along Vivian Road in the vicinity of Service Road in south Modesto. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said a man was walking in the area when he was struck by an oncoming driver. The motorist reportedly drove away from the scene, leaving the injured man behind to succumb to his injuries. Officials have identified the decedent as 25-year-old Brian Crooks of Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Mr. Crooks during this difficult time.