Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision in Vista


On May 13, 2019 at about 4:34am, deputies responded to reports of a male lying in the roadway at the intersection of North Melrose Drive and West Vista Way in Vista. Upon arriving, deputies learned a 60 year old male had been struck by two vehicles, both of which fled the scene. The male was transported to Palomar Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. The initial investigation indicated that the first vehicle to strike the male was a 2015-2019 silver Dodge Ram 1500 or 2500 pickup. The pickup should have front-end damage. The second vehicle is unknown. The Vista Traffic Division is handling the ongoing investigation.


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