/Police search for driver who fatally struck boy in Richmond – SF Gate

Police search for driver who fatally struck boy in Richmond – SF Gate

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Police were searching Saturday for the driver of an SUV who hit and killed a 4-year-old boy in the East Bay and sped away.

Police in Richmond said the boy was crossing a street with his parents around 5 p.m. Friday when he was struck by a green Ford Explorer.

Lt. Matt Stonebraker said the boy was flown to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police said the driver fled the scene. They said the vehicle has a white rectangular sticker in a rear window and likely has front end damage.