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Hit-And-Run Suspect At-Large after Deadly Collision with Pedestrian on Vista

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 20, 2021) On Friday, a hit-and-run driver struck and killed a pedestrian in the Vista area, San Diego Police said.

The fatal incident occurred around 9 P.M. on August 13 near Sycamore Avenue and Green Oak Road.

Furthermore, investigators identified the suspect’s vehicle as a possible Chevrolet Tahoe.

Unfortunately, the male pedestrian succumbed to his injuries despite the life-saving efforts given by the nearby residents and first responders.

At this time, Vista officials continue to withhold the identity of the deceased victim, pending notification from their next of kin.

However, police described the hit-and-run driver’s vehicle as a 2000-2004 light brown Tahoe with tinted windows.

In addition, the vehicle likely has at least one damaged or missing window and damage to the front bumper.

Vista Authorities are encouraging anyone with information about the hit-and-run to contact Vista Traffic Division at 760-940-4556 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.


Thousands of people are injured each year due to reckless driving. If you’re behind the wheel, pay full attention to the road and your surroundings. Do not engage in any non-driving activity which creates a potential distraction. You can help prevent an accident by abiding by all traffic laws and observing safety precautions.


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