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Man killed in hit-and-run crash on Rio Linda Boulevard is identified

The name of a man struck and killed by a vehicle Jan. 1 on Rio Linda Boulevard has been released on the Sacramento County Coroner’s website.

He was identified as 28-year-old Yohannes Zewdetadesse. The coroner’s website did not list a city of residence.

Sacramento police officers responded to the 2800 block of Rio Linda near Alamos Avenue about 12:30 a.m. Jan. 1 after reports of a man who was lying in the road. Officers determined he had been struck by a hit-and-run vehicle, which left debris behind.

Zewdetadesse was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews