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Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver in South Sacramento

A man was killed when struck by a hit-and-run vehicle early Saturday morning in South Sacramento.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office listed the dead man as Collis Carkhum, 64, of Sacramento.

A Sacramento police activity report said that Carkhum was walking at Franklin Boulevard north of Armadale Way about 1:25 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a vehicle. The motorist then drove away from the scene before officers arrived.

Sacramento Fire Department medical personnel rushed Carkhum to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:52 a.m. Saturday.

The police report said there was no description of the hit-and-run vehicle.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.