WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KRON) — A hit-and-run crash in Walnut Creek Saturday evening resulted in a death, the Walnut Creek Police Department said Sunday. The crash happened around 7 p.m. on North California Boulevard and Civic Drive.
The victim was identified Monday by the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office as Chung Le, 44 of Milpitas.
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Police said a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle as she attempted to cross North California Boulevard. She suffered major injuries and was taken to a hospital where later she died.
The suspect vehicle fled the scene before officers could arrive, according to WCPD. The vehicle is described as a gold or tan four-door sedan
The crash happened about four blocks south of the Walnut Creek BART station.
Anyone with information is asked to call WCPD at 925-943-5844.