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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run along 14 Freeway

April 25, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 55-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver along the 14 Freeway in Lancaster.

California Highway Patrol officers said the victim was crossing the freeway near Avenue K just before 9 p.m. Sunday. He was hit by a vehicle and landed on the shoulder where he was found dead.

The investigation shut down the freeway until around midnight.

Police continued their search for the hit-and-run driver on Monday and asked for any witnesses to come forward.

Anyone with information in the case was urged to call 1 (800) TELL-CHP or 1 (800) 835- 5247.