OAKLAND -- A driver sped away early Sunday after striking and killing a man, police said.

Investigators were looking for whoever was behind the wheel of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian around 5:40 a.m. at 44th Street and Telegraph Avenue, Oakland police said.

The victim, who was not named, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police didn't release any information about possible suspects.

Contact Joshua Melvin at 650-348-4335. Follow him at Twitter.com/melvinreport.




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