Man Killed in Tenderloin Hit-and-Run in August Identified

September 14, 2018 Updated: September 14, 2018

A man struck in a hit-and-run last month in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood died from his injuries shortly afterward, the city’s medical examiner’s office confirmed on Sept. 13.

The victim has been identified as 57-year-old Edison Rivera, according to the medical examiner’s office.

According to police, on Aug. 18, Rivera was standing in the roadway in the 300 block of Jones Street when a vehicle heading south struck him around 3:15 a.m. The driver fled the scene.

Rivera was taken to the hospital, police said.

According to the medical examiner’s office, he died later in the month.

A description of the vehicle has not been provided. Additionally, an arrest has not been announced.

Anyone with information about the fatal hit-and-run is encouraged to call the Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444.

By Daniel Montes

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