Oakland Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Fatality Identified as 56-year-old Emeryville Man

Published On March 1, 2019 | By Bay City News Service | Crime & Public Safety, News & Commentary

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.

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2 Responses to Oakland Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Fatality Identified as 56-year-old Emeryville Man

  1. Pam Mendelsohn says:

    This chills me to the bone. My husband was killed by a hit and run driver on Christie Avenue in 2003. I feel so sad for all who cared about Jefferson. The grief changes, but it never goes away. Peter’s killer is still at large, as far as anyone knows.

    • rkaufmann87 says:

      My thoughts are with you for your loss. I worked with Darryl and he was well known as a kind man that always had a smile and an offer of help for all he worked with. He is missed.

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