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Authorities ID Man Found Dead on Highway 18

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com)- Authorities have identified released the name of the man found dead along Highway 18 Friday night.

On January 13th at 7:18 p.m. deputies responded to the area of Highway 18, just west of Kiowa Road in Apple Valley Regarding a man found down in the roadway.

It was determined the male, 71-year-old Apple Valley resident John Reed, was the victim of an auto-versus-pedestrian collision and was pronounced dead at 7:25 PM.

“According to dispatch, it was initially a hit and run and then the driver returned to the scene. The driver is being interviewed,” stated Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Bachman.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the collision.

(photo courtesy of LLN)

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