On 10/19/18 @ approximately 8:50 PM. officers responded to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision in the 900 blk of W. Childs Ave. Residence in the area heard the collision. Upon checking they located a Hispanic Male Adult in his 30’s in the roadway with major injuries. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

The suspect vehicle, possibly a red Dodge Charger fled the scene west bound on W. Childs Ave. The suspect vehicle sustained damage to the front left head light and fog lights.

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact The Merced Police Department at (209) 385-6912