SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Two pedestrians were hit and killed in the Sacramento area over the last 24 hours.
The first happened around 3:07 a.m. Saturday morning. The CHP – Sacramento Communications Center says it received a call of a pedestrian lying in the roadway on Florin Road, east of French Road. CHP officers responded to the scene and found an unidentified male pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Florin Road. The car left before CHP arrived.READ MORE: Folsom Ice Skating Rink Reopens After Weeks Of Delays
The pedestrian died of his injuries.READ MORE: 'AMEND Changed My Life': Program For African American Students Offers Path To Success
Any witnesses to this collision are asked to call the CHP at (916) 897-5600.
The second incident happened just after 7 a.m. in the area of 24th Street and Fruitridge Road. According to the Sacramento Police Department, a vehicle had struck a pedestrian near the intersection of Fruitridge Road and 24th Street. The pedestrian, a man, suffered major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by fire personnel.MORE NEWS: Rancho Cordova Jumpstarts Job Seeking Programs To Find People High-Paying Jobs
The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and was cooperative with the investigation. Detectives who investigated the crash think there may have been a second vehicle that hit the pedestrian and then left the scene.