By Christy McLeap

Riverside police report a 42 year-old man was struck and killed by a hit & run driver while trying to cross the street on Columbia Avenue on Saturday night.

According to a police news release, about 9:50 Saturday evening a call came in reporting a pedestrian was attempting to cross Columbia Avenue, just west of Mulberry street when he was struck by a silver-colored sedan.

The Press Enterprise reports the car did not stop and continued traveling west on Columbia.

Riverside police said the name victim would not be released pending notification of next of kin.

As of last check the investigation was still ongoing.

Anyone with more information is asked to call Detective Felix Soria at (951) 826-8720.


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