Salem police looking for driver who killed Salem man in hit and run
Salem police said they found the vehicle that hit and killed Hermilo Mata Jr. Tuesday evening, but are still searching for the driver.
A Salem man was killed in a hit and run Tuesday evening and Salem police said they are looking for the driver.
Around 6:45 p.m. officers found Hermilo Mata Jr., 63, in the road in the 3700 block of Kingdom Way N.E. in east Salem, according to a police department news release.
Mata was taken to Salem Hospital where he was declared dead.
Police said they later found the vehicle that hit Mata, a burgundy Ford Fusion, but haven’t found the driver.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Salem Police Tips Line at 503-588-8477.
Have a tip? Contact reporter Saphara Harrell at 503-549-6250, [email protected]
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