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Four-year-old killed in hit-and-run

June 28, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
A manhunt is underway for a hit and run truck driver who killed a four-year-old boy in Florence. Fortino Meza and his 29-year-old uncle were walking on Crockett Boulevard across Florence Avenue, Friday morning when they were both hit by a Gray Ford Ranger.

The driver got out of his truck and ran off.

Meza was rushed to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, where he was pronounced dead.

His uncle suffered minor injuries.

If you have any information about this fatal hit and run, call the California Highway Patrol at 1-800-tell-chp, or 1-800-835-5247.


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