42-Year-Old Man Dead after Pedestrian Crash near Hemlock Avenue
MORENO VALLEY, CA (May 12, 2022) – Early Monday morning, 42-year-old Mario Zavala was killed in a hit-and-run on Pigeon Pass Road.
The crash occurred near Hemlock Avenue around 12:40 a.m. Emergency crews arrived to scene shortly after.
Authorities immediately located Zavala down on the roadway upon arrival. Upon evaluating his injuries, investigators said a driver most likely struck Zavala and fled the scene without rendering aid or calling for help.
The surrounding area was closed for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.
Meanwhile, officers continue their search for the driver of the hit-and-run vehicle. At this time, an active investigation into the deadly crash is still currently underway.
The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Mario Zavala. May you find comfort and strength during this time.
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