Reward Offered in Hillcrest Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash

Aaron "Kurtis" Voorhies was fatally struck by a hit and run driver in Hillcrest on Feb. 23

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    The victim, Aaron "Kurtis" Voorhies, was walking a dog when he was struck and killed.

    A $1,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run collision in Hillcrest last month.

    Aaron "Kurtis" Voorhies was struck and killed Sunday, Feb. 23 around  7 p.m. while walking along University Avenue between Vermont Street and 10th Avenue.

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    Voorhies was walking his roommate's dog when he was struck by a black pickup truck that failed to stop and continued driving eastbound on University Avenue.

    The dog, a Chihuahua mix named “Minnie,” survived the collision.

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    Watch: Vigil Held for Hit-and-Run Victim

    Police are still searching for the driver involved in the deadly hit and run crash.

    Investigators believe the truck is a four-wheel drive vehicle. However, because the contact between the vehicle and the victim was slight there may be no damage to the vehicle. Officers said no identifiable parts from the suspect vehicle were left at the scene.

    Witnesses said there was a passenger in the truck at the time of the collision.

    Anyone with information can call San Diego County Crimestoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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