Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash at South 45th Street and Logan Avenue
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (June 30, 2020) – A pedestrian who died in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday last week has been identified as Ruben Guzman Mendez, 81, of San Diego.
The crash happened around 8:25 p.m. on June 30, at the intersection of South 45th Street and Logan Avenue.
According to the San Diego police, Mendez was crossing Logan Avenue northbound in a marked crosswalk. While still in the crosswalk, a vehicle that turned onto eastbound Logan Avenue from South 45th Street struck him.
The driver then fled the scene and was last seen heading eastbound on Logan Avenue, officials said. No detailed description of the vehicle or its driver were immediately available.
Mendez suffered a skull fracture from the impact. Paramedics rushed him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:17 a.m. Wednesday.
Authorities are still investigating the incident and looking for the hit-and-run suspect.
Our deepest condolences are with the family and friends of Ruben Mendez.
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