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Police search for fatal hit-and-run driver

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SAN DIEGO – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash Thursday in the Paradise Hills neighborhood.

A driver who was heading the wrong way crashed into another car before hitting the man in the 5900 block of Albemarle Street near Rancho Drive around 7:15 a.m., according to San Diego police. 

The 49-year-old victim was standing near the passenger door of a car when he was hit by a silver Toyota sedan, San Diego police Officer Tony Martinez said.  The suspect drove away from the area without checking on the victim.

Officers are looking for the driver of the late-90s to early 2000s car and said the vehicle will have front-end damage.

Anyone with information about the crash should contact SDPD at 619-531-2000.