Pomona Police cruiser
A Pomona Police cruiser. outside City Hall Courtesy of the department

A pedestrian is dead after being struck in a hit and run collision in Pomona and Tuesday detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.

Officers from the Pomona Police Department’s Traffic Services Bureau were called at approximately 9:33 p.m. Monday to Holt Avenue and New York Drive where they found a man between 30 to 40 years old suffering from severe injuries.

Evidence at the scene suggested the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the street and officers checked the area for an involved vehicle, but did not locate one, said a Pomona PD spokesman.

Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics arrived on scene and took the pedestrian to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The suspect vehicle make, model, and color are still unknown at this time, police said.

The department’s Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this collision and anyone with information about it is was asked to call the department’s Traffic Services Bureau at 909-802-7741 or 909-620-2048. Anyone with information that would aid in solving any crime is encouraged to call 909-620-2048.

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