LANCASTER – Authorities are searching for the driver of a silver sedan that fled the scene of a deadly hit-and-run in Lancaster Tuesday night.
The fatal collision was reported around 9:05 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, near the intersection of 10th Street West and Avenue J-4, according to a news release from the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station.
“Preliminary investigation indicates that a male adult was walking on the roadway, outside a marked crosswalk, on 10th Street West south of Avenue J-4. A silver sedan traveling southbound on 10th Street West struck the pedestrian and fled the scene. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Los Angeles County Fire Department Paramedics,” the news release states.
The pedestrian’s identity has not yet been released pending next of kin notification.
The cause of the collision is still being investigated, and it is unknown if speed, alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash, sheriff’s officials said. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact traffic investigators at the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station at 661-948-8466.