Pedestrian Dies in Late Evening Hit-and-Run Crash on West 10th Street in Gilroy
GILROY, CA (July 25, 2020) – A 60-year-old man died in a hit-and-run crash late Saturday evening in Gilroy, according to authorities.
The crash happened around 11:40 p.m. at the intersection of West 10th Street and Eigleberry Street.
Police said an unknown model pickup truck was heading west on West 10th Street when it hit a male pedestrian. The driver fled the scene after the crash without rendering aid.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and found the pedestrian lying in the roadway with significant injuries.
The victim was flown to an area trauma center, but he did not survive.
Coroner’s officials did not release the identity of the victim pending notification of next of kin.
The incident is still under investigation. Gilroy police urge anyone with information on the incident to call them at (408) 846-0300 or anonymously leave information on the tip line (408) 846-0330.
We hope the loved ones of the victim are surrounded by steadfast and comforting support during this difficult time.
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