FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lt. T. Albergo: 760-839-4901
On 11-24-2012 at about 6:25 PM, Escondido Police and Fire personnel were sent to the area of Washington Avenue and Waverly for a pedestrian who had been struck by a car. The vehicle fled the scene, but was followed by a witness. The pedestrian, a 46 year old man, died at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was later arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and hit and run. The investigation is being conducted by Officers Michael Guerrero and Stephan Braucht. Anyone with additional information can call 760-839-4722 to leave a message for the investigating officers.
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