Posted on Mar 17, 2023

News: Pedestrian struck, killed by hit-and-run driver in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle in Albuquerque early Friday morning, reports KRQE.

Police officers responded to the area of 4th Street and Candelaria Road shortly after midnight.  They found the pedestrian dead at the scene in the roadway from injuries suffered in the crash.  The victim's identity was not immediately released.

Investigators are calling it a hit-and-run incident, and it is now under investigation by the Albuquerque Police Department's traffic unit.