A man was run over and killed in a parking lot in north Sacramento County Wednesday night, according to the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department.
The sheriff’s report said the victim was intentionally hit by a light-colored pickup truck at about 8:30 p.m. at a business in the 4600 block of Watt Avenue. The truck then took off at a high rate of speed heading south on Orange Grove Avenue, according to a preliminary investigation and comments from witnesses.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire responded to a call, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities are still looking for the driver, the news release said.
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Detectives are asking anyone with information relating to this incident to contact the sheriff’s department at 916-874-5115 or Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at 916-443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at www.sacsheriff.com or by calling 916-874-TIPS (8477).