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Jurupa Valley Station

Posted on: May 5, 2022

Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Rafael Lopez

File # JV221250002

Details:

On Thursday, May 5, 2022, about 1:22 AM, deputies assigned to the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to the area of Mission Boulevard east of Pedley Road, Jurupa Valley, regarding a major-injury traffic collision. When deputies arrived, they found an unresponsive adult male pedestrian in the roadway. The pedestrian appeared to have been hit by a vehicle. The pedestrian ultimately succumbed to injuries sustained during the collision at the scene. The vehicle that struck him fled the scene and has not been located. 

The Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station Traffic Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The cause of the collision is still under investigation and the identity of the pedestrian will not be released at this time, pending notification to the next of kin.

The collision investigation required the temporary closure of Mission Boulevard, between Pedley Road and Agate Street in order to process the scene and collect evidence.

Anyone who witnessed the traffic collision or has any information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Shinn of the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station at (951) 955-2600 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at (951) 776-1099.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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