50-Year-Old Man Killed in Bicycle Accident near D Street

OAKLAND, CA (June 15, 2023) – Wednesday evening, Carlos Smith was killed by a hit-and-run driver on 98th Avenue. The fatal collision occurred around 9:19 p.m. at the intersection of 98th and D Street in the city of Oakland. According to the victim’s relatives, the bicyclist was going to a store to buy some pet food when the crash happened. Police said the driver did not render aid to the victim and fled the scene before the authorities arrived. Unfortunately, 50-year-old Carlos Smith succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Authorities can only determine that the suspect was driving a white vehicle with an unknown make or model. At this time, the city of Oakland is offering a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who can provide details leading to the suspect’s arrest. Those with additional information about the 98th Avenue hit-and-run can contact the local police at 510-777-8570 or Crime Stoppers at 510-777-8572.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The Sweet James team sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Carlos Smith.
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