Oxnard senior citizen killed by hit-and-run driver

Police searching for dark colored pickup truck

OXNARD, Calif. - A 70-year-old Oxnard resident was killed Sunday night in a hit-and-run accident.

The male victim was found around 7:45 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Gonzales Road, according to the Oxnard Police Department.  A police investigation shows the pedestrian was walking northbound across the westbound lanes of Gonzales Road when he was hit by a dark colored pickup truck.

Police say the pickup truck was seen fleeing the scene and they believe it possibly sustained frontend damage in the collision.

Officials have not released the name of the victim and the collision is still under investigation.

Anyone who has information about this collision is urged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 200-5668.

This is the ninth fatal collision in Oxnard this year, according to a police department release.

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