Oakland Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Fatality Identified as 56-year-old Emeryville Man
A pedestrian who was the victim of a recent hit-and-run in downtown Oakland has been identified as a 56-year-old Emeryville Man.
The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau identified last Friday’s fatality as 56-year-old Darryl Jefferson.
According to Police, Jefferson was crossing the street at 24th Street and Broadway at about 10:40 p.m. on Friday, February 22 when he was hit by a vehicle traveling southbound on Broadway.
Jefferson was rushed to Highland hospital, but he died from his injuries a short time later.
The hit-and-run driver fled the scene and is still at large.
Oakland police said anyone with information about the fatal collision should call their traffic investigation unit at (510) 777-8570. Police and Crime Stoppers are offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to an arrest.