Deputies are looking for a hit-and-run driver who left a pedestrian for dead Friday night in Vista.
The pedestrian was hit near Sycamore Avenue and Green Oak Road just before 9 p.m., according to San Diego County Sheriff's Department Lt. Daniel Vengler.
The suspect drove off in an unknown direction in what was described to be a light brown Chevy Tahoe similar to a 2000 to 2004 model with tinted windows and heavy front-end damage, Lt. Vengler said.
Witnesses performed CPR on the pedestrian before medics arrived, but neither could save the pedestrian.
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The pedestrian has not been identified.
Deputies closed Sycamore Avenue for a few hours.
The Vista Traffic Unit will be handling the ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the Vista Traffic Division at 760-940-4556. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
No other information was released.
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