San Francisco police officers examine a truck that was possibly used in a hit and run on Market and Fifth streets on July 18, 2019.

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Pedestrian Dies In Hit And Run With Truck

KCBS Radio Morning News
July 18, 2019 - 9:11 am

A pedestrian died on Thursday morning after being struck by a tractor trailer in what San Francisco police say was a hit and run, police said. 

Michael Evans, 54, was identified by the coroner as the person who was run down by the truck at Market and Fifth streets around  5:40 a.m.

The burgundy truck that allegedly hit the pedestrian was left on Broadway near Battery Street, about two miles from the collision.

Police took a suspect into custody while other officers examined the vehicle with cameras and flashlights for evidence.