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Press Release: Fatal Traffic Collision / Hit and Run
Agency: Jurupa Valley Police
Station Area: Jurupa Valley
Written Date: January 29, 2018 Time: 3:30 PM
Incident Date: January 27, 2018 Time: 8:26 PM
Incident Location: Market Street cross of Via Cerra, Jurupa Valley
Reporting Officer: Sergeant Brian Gutierrez
File Number(s): JV180270153
Coroner's Release: January 30, 2018 Case #: 2018-01426, 2018-01427


On Saturday, January 27, 2018, about 8:26 PM, officers from the Jurupa Valley Police Department responded to a hit and run traffic collision at Market Street cross of Via Cerra, in Jurupa Valley. Upon arrival, officers located two victims in the roadway. American Medical Response personnel attempted life-saving measures but both victims succumbed to their injuries. Preliminary investigation revealed both victims were struck while crossing Market Street by a dark colored sedan traveling northbound approaching Via Cerra. The driver of the dark colored sedan fled the scene after it struck the two victims.  

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