58-Year-Old Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on Whittier Boulevard

BOYLE HEIGHTS, CA (April 8, 2022) – Saturday evening, a pedestrian crash on Whittier Boulevard left Francisco Rosas Garcia dead, police said.

At around 10 p.m., the strike happened near Whittier Boulevard and Esperanza Street according to authorities.

Furthermore, police said Garcia reportedly walked northbound in the marked crosswalk on Esperanza.

Eventually, a Ford Fusion headed westbound struck the victim for reasons unknown.

Consequently, the Fusion took off the scene after the crash.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the description of the vehicle remains unknown at this time. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.


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