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    Pedestrian Killed, Driver Arrested in Hit-and-Run in SF

    A pedestrian struck by a tractor-trailer in a hit-and-run in downtown San Francisco early Thursday morning succumbed to their injuries, police said, and the driver was later arrested. It's the latest in a rash of pedestrian fatalities in the city. Sam Brock reports. (Published Thursday, July 18, 2019)

    A pedestrian struck by a tractor-trailer in a hit-and-run in downtown San Francisco early Thursday morning succumbed to their injuries, police said, and the driver has been arrested.

    The driver, 65-year-old Oscar Matus of Lathrop, was booked on vehicular manslaughter and failure to yield to a pedestrian, police said.

    Officers responded to the collision around 5:40 a.m. at Fifth and Market streets.

    After striking the pedestrian, the tractor-trailer fled the scene, leaving the victim with life-threatening injuries, police said.

    Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Hit-and-Run in San Francisco

    [BAY] Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Hit-and-Run in San Francisco

    A pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco Thursday morning, according to police.

    (Published Thursday, July 18, 2019)

    The victim was taken to a hospital and has since died, according to police Officer Robert Rueca.

    Around 8:40 a.m., officers located the tractor-trailer near Broadway and Front Street and were able to detain the driver, Rueca said.

    The collision remains under investigation.

    Police closed the intersection of Fifth and Market streets for nearly four hours, but the streets have since reopened.

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