THIS IS A DIRECT REPOST FROM THE SACRAMENTO POLICE DEPARTMENT MEDIA RELEASE
On June 20, 2021, at approximately 9:09 p.m., Sacramento Police Department patrol officers responded to the area of Northgate Blvd and Interstate 80 regarding a report of a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. When officers arrived, they located the pedestrian, an adult male, down in the roadway of Northgate Blvd with major injuries. The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene by responding personnel from the Sacramento Fire Department. The involved vehicle fled the scene prior to police arrival.
The Sacramento Police Department’s Major Collisions Investigations Unit (MCIU) and crime scene investigators responded to take over the investigation. Currently, there is no suspect information to provide. Detectives will be conducting a thorough canvass of the area for evidence and witnesses.
The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim after next of kin have been notified.
The Sacramento Police Department encourages any witnesses with information regarding this investigation to contact the dispatch center at (916) 808-5471 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000. Anonymous tips can also be submitted using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app.
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