Homeless Man Fatally Hurt in Hit-and-Run Crash on Hesperia Road [Hesperia, CA]
One Dead after Hit-and-Run Crash on Hesperia Road
HESPERIA, CA (January 6, 2020) — A 40-year-old homeless man died in a hit-and-run crash on Hesperia Road on Thursday, January 2.
The accident occurred at around 3:30 a.m. in the area of Hesperia Road and Mojave Street.
According to a sheriff’s news release, a witness driving in the northbound lane of Hesperia Road slowed down for what appeared to be debris on the roadway. However, the witness discovered the deceased pedestrian.
Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Bachman confirmed that it is a fatal hit-and-run involving a vehicle versus a pedestrian.
Officials closed the northbound and southbound lanes of Hesperia Road from Mojave Street to Lemon Street until around 8:00 a.m.
It is not yet determined if speed or impairment contributed as a factor in the incident. The name of the deceased is pending next of kin notification by the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office.
Police are still searching for the driver involved in the incident. Any person who may have seen the crash can contact the Hesperia Police Department at 760-947-1500.
We would like to express our deepest thoughts and condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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