Suspected driver in hit-and-run returns to scene

CHULA VISTA (KUSI) – A crash in Chula Vista left a pedestrian dead Monday. The driver of the vehicle at first fled the scene but returned, police said.

The victim has been identified as 37-year-old Marcelo Sanchez. Despite efforts to save the Sanchez’ life, he died at the scene, Chula Vista Police said. The driver was not immediately taken into custody, pending an investigation but police believe alcohol was not a factor.

The accident occurred on Hilltop Drive near Main Street around 9:40 p.m.

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