JURUPA VALLEY — A 30-year-old man was struck and killed before sunrise Tuesday in Jurupa Valley by a vehicle whose driver fled. A suspect from Moreno Valley was later arrested.
Victor Gonzales of Jurupa Valley was hit about 1:35 a.m. at Van Buren Boulevard, north of Clay Street, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Sgt. Javier Morando said Gonzales was walking on Van Buren Boulevard when he was run over, though the specific circumstances were still under investigation.
Paramedics reached the location within minutes following 911 calls and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
Kyle R. Williams a 38-year-old resident of Moreno Valley, was later arrested on suspicion of fleeing the scene of the accident. Williams was arrested after Riverside police stopped a vehicle with major front-end damage, the Sheriff’s Department said. Jail records showed he was booked on suspicion of DUI and hit-and-run.
Anyone with information on the case was asked to contact the call the sheriff’s Jurupa Valley Station at 951-955-2600.
City News Service contributed to this story.