The California Highway Patrol is looking for the driver of a vehicle that killed a man walking Saturday morning west of Highway 99 in Fresno.
CHP officers found the man lying on Olive Avenue, west of Polk Avenue around 6:38 a.m., according to CHP spokesman Vic Taylor.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene by Fresno Fire Captain Michael Kalina. Fresno County Coroner’s officials arrived and did not find any identification on the man, Taylor said, but on Monday the coroner’s office identified him as Dario Corona, 33, of Fresno.
The type of vehicle that hit Corona is not known, and it isn’t known if he was crossing the street when hit, or if the vehicle swerved off the roadway, Taylor said.
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Anyone with information about the driver, vehicle or victim is asked to contact the CHP Communications Center at 559-262-0400. Tips can also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 559-498-7867.
This is the second fatal hit-and-run this week in Fresno.