Pittsburg Police Looking for Driver in Deadly Hit and Run


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Just before 7pm Sunday, Pittsburg Police officers responded to a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on Willow Pass Road near Mountain View Avenue. As officers arrived they located a non responsive female adult victim. The suspect and vehicle had fled the scene and are still being sought. The victim was pronounced deceased on scene.

According to Captain Ron Raman, the driver was traveling westbound on Willow Pass Road when he veered off of the roadway striking a light pole and then the victim who was pushing a shopping cart on the north sidewalk. The vehicle was seen fleeing westbound on willow pass road and is described as a 2005 to recent model Chevrolet step side style truck silver in color.

Officers are actively looking for the suspect and vehicle and ask anyone with information to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 925-427-7369.