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Pedestrian killed in early morning hit-and-run in Hesperia

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The pedestrian was found dead in the eastbound lanes of Main Street near Topaz, the driver fled. (Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) Hesperia Deputies are looking for a driver who fatally hit a pedestrian early Saturday morning and drove away.

Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call at about 3:13 a.m. on October 7, 2017, reference a person who was lying in the eastbound lanes of Main Street, just east of Topaz Road.

The vehicle, which is expected to have heavy front-end damage, was gone before officials arrived on scene and before witnesses could get a description.

Main Street is expected to remain closed between Pyrite and Topaz Avenues for at least 4-6 hours while the Major Accident Investigation Team process the scene.

Sheriff’s officials will gather surveillance from nearby businesses in hopes of locating the person responsible for the deadly hit-and-run.

This story is developing and information will be updated as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station at 760-947-1500.

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