General Crime

* Santa Clara Man Killed, Dragged 300 Feet by Hit and Run Driver

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Police in Santa Clara are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a man in a wheelchair and dragged him 300 feet this morning.Officers responded to a report of a man down at the intersection of E. Homestead Road and Pomeroy Avenue at about 1 a.m., according to Santa Clara police. Arriving officers found a 67-year-old Santa Clara man unconscious and critically injured in the roadway.

Paramedics were not able to revive the victim, and he was pronounced dead at a hospital. Investigators believe the victim was in a wheelchair crossing E. Homestead Road near Quince Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle traveling west, police said. The vehicle dragged the man approximately 300 feet to where he was found. The driver has made no attempt to contact the authorities. Police are trying to compile a description of the suspect vehicle, which likely has significant damage to its front end and possibly to its windshield.
Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you have any information that can help solve this crime.

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