On Monday, Sept. 7, a Rialto woman was killed in a hit-and-run traffic collision at Base Line and Rogers Lane in Highland.

According to a sheriff's department press release, at approximately 11:03 p.m., deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Highland Station were dispatched to the area of Base Line and Rogers Lane for a report of a traffic collision involving a pedestrian.

The vehicle that struck the pedestrian in the roadway fled the scene eastbound on Base Line. The victim, a 33-year-old Rialto resident, was transported to St. Bernardine’s Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The suspect vehicle was described as a yellow hatchback or SUV. The collision is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.)

Anyone with any information related to this case is urged to please contact MAIT Deputies at (909) 477-2800.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78 (CRIME) 27463 or wetip.com.

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