Male Pedestrian Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run Accident near Commercial Street

SAN DIEGO, CA (January 7, 2022) – Monday morning, Brandon Anthony Vasaturo was arrested after a pedestrian collision on Franklin Avenue.

According to the authorities, the accident occurred around 3:00 a.m., in the area of Logan Heights. Dispatchers arrived to the 2000 block of Franklin Avenue shortly after.

Upon arrival, officers found a man lying on the ground with head trauma and performed CPR. Although, the events leading up to the collision remain unclear.

Paramedics rushed the man in his 60s to a hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Acting on a tip, traffic-accident investigators located the parked vehicle about a block away from the scene. 33-year-old Brandon Anthony Vasaturo was booked into county jail on suspicion of felony hit-and-run.

At this time, San Diego Officials are working to identify further circumstances surrounding the Logan Heights crash.

The team at Sweet James offers their sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the deceased man. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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