Police seek man suspected in fatal hit-and-run

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SAN DIEGO — Police on Thursday identified a driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash earlier this week.

The San Diego Police Department said 62-year-old Gloria Williams was in a motorized wheelchair while traveling in the street along Euclid Avenue when she was hit from behind by a dark-colored SUV around 3:45 a.m. Monday.

Williams was pronounced dead at the scene, SDPD said. The driver of the SUV did not stop after hitting Williams.

Police said it was unclear why Williams was in the street at the time of the crash.

Investigators obtained video of the SUV near the crash site from street light cameras. They also obtained video that shows the driver pulling into a nearby gas station after crash, along with surveillance video from inside.

Anyone with information was asked to call Detective G. Voss with the SDPD Traffic Division at 858-495-7813 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8411.

As of Thursday evening, police had identified the the man they believe to be the driver, but had not released his name. An arrest has yet to be made.

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