Menifee: 27 Year Old Man Struck and Killed in a Hit & Run on Highway 74 Saturday Morning

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 01:04 AM, Officers from the Menifee Police Department responded to a report of a traffic collision on State Highway 74 @ Briggs Road, in the city of Menifee.

Officers arrived and determined a 27-year-old male had been walking westbound on State Highway 74 in the #2 lane, between Briggs Road and McKinley Road, and was struck by a vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene. The pedestrian, a 27-year-old male resident of Perris, died at the scene.

The Menifee Traffic Reconstruction Team responded to the location and assumed the investigation. State Highway 74, between Briggs Road and McKinley Road, was closed temporarily during the investigation and re-opened to traffic at 0630 hours. The deceased name is being withheld pending notification to his family.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation, is encouraged to call Deputy Grimm at the Menifee Police Department, (951) 210-1000.

Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department