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Perris man struck, killed by hit-run driver

October 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Perris pedestrian was killed Saturday morning when a hit-and-run driver in a pickup truck crashed into him.John Arriola, 46, was struck on Highway 74, west of 7th Street in Perris around 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

According to the Riverside County Coroner's Office, the driver of the pickup truck drove off without stopping.

Riverside County Fire Department officials said Arriola was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information was immediately available. The California Highway Patrol was investigating the matter.

City News Service contributed to this report.