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Man, 89, dies from injuries in Northgate Boulevard parking lot hit-and-run

Sacramento police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed an elderly pedestrian this week.

Ramon Flores, 89, of Sacramento was in a parking lot at 2222 Northgate Blvd. about 6:50 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a sport-utility vehicle. Police said the SUV driver fled the scene after hitting Flores.

Flores was taken to an area hospital. He was pronounced dead Thursday, according to the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Sacramento police traffic investigators were called to handle the case.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews