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Witness: Man was intentionally run over in Watt Avenue parking lot

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

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.

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 or by calling 916-874-TIPS (8477).

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