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Man, 60, killed in Fontana hit-and-run crash

Authorities at the scene of a fatal hit-and-run accident in the 8500 block of Calabash Avenue near Fontana on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.

February 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A search is under way for a hit-and-run driver who mowed down a 60-year-old man in the 8500 block of Calabash Avenue near Fontana.

California Highway Patrol officials said the incident happened at about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday.

A man was walking outside his nursing home when an SUV slammed into him, dragged him about 75 feet and sped away. The victim died at the scene.

The vehicle is described as a champagne-colored Lincoln Navigator with large chrome rims and tinted windows.

If you have any information regarding this case, you're urged to call the CHP at (800) TELL-CHP or (800) 835-5247.