LAKE LOS ANGELES – A 49-year-old pedestrian was hit by a pickup truck in Lake Los Angeles Saturday night, authorities said.
Guillermo Carrillo of Lake Los Angeles died at the scene and was located by a passing motorist who called 911, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
The fatal hit-and-run collision occurred around 8:50 p.m. Saturday, March 5, on Avenue N-8, west of 167th Street East.
“An unidentified driver of a Chevrolet pickup was traveling eastbound on Avenue N-8. Mr. Carrillo was walking on or near the roadway of Avenue N-8, just west of 167th Street East,” the CHP report states.
“For reasons still under investigation, the Chevrolet pickup collided with Mr. Carrillo. After the collision, the driver of the Chevrolet pickup fled the scene of the collision,” the CHP report states.
Investigators believe Carrillo was struck by a 1990 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck. They’re seeking witnesses to this collision.
Anyone who saw the crash is encouraged to contact the CHP’s Antelope Valley office at 661-948-8541.