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Driver Sought In Weekend Fatal Hit-And-Run On Highway 29 In Vallejo

VALLEJO (CBS SF) – Police in Vallejo are searching for a driver in connection with a fatal hit-and-run along Highway 29 over the weekend.

Officers told KPIX 5 that around 7:15 p.m. Sunday, police responded to the 2900 block of Sonoma Boulevard on reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian. When officers arrived, they found the victim lying in the roadway.

The victim was transported to a local hospital but succumbed to his injuries, police said. He was identified by officers as a 29-year-old man.

Police said the victim's name has not been released pending notification of next of kin by the Solano County Coroner's Office.

Vallejo Fatal Hit-and-Run
Surveillance photo of vehicle possibly connected to fatal hit-and-run on the 2900 block of Sonoma Blvd. in Vallejo on December 26, 2021. (Vallejo Police Department)

According to investigators, the suspect vehicle appeared to be traveling northbound on Sonoma Blvd. at the time of the collision.

Police released a surveillance video of the suspect vehicle, which is believed to be a white two-door, possibly a Lexus or Toyota. The vehicle had significant front-end damage from the collision.

Sunday's incident is the 10th fatal traffic collision in Vallejo this year.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Kenneth Trimble of Vallejo Police at 707-648-4011.

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