On September 19, 2022 around 3:30 a.m., Sacramento Police Department patrol officers responded to the 8800 block of Fruitridge Road for a report of a person laying in the roadway. Upon arrival, officers located a male adult with serious injuries and determined he was the victim of a hit-and-run collision. Responding medical personnel from the Sacramento Fire Department pronounced him deceased at the scene.

Due to the circumstances, traffic detectives and crime scene investigators responded to take over the investigation. They processed the scene and canvassed the area for evidence and witnesses. The circumstances of the collision remain under investigation and there is no suspect information to provide at this time. Detectives are asking anybody who may have information regarding this incident to contact the Sacramento Police Department.

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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