SF man killed in hit-and-run

December 6, 2008 3:16:34 PM PST
A San Francisco man has died following a hit-and-run accident near the San Francisco Golf Club.

A pedestrian who died in a hit-and-run crash in San Francisco on Friday night has been identified as city resident Gerardo Yambao, according to the San Francisco medical examiner's office. Police say 56-year old Yambao was in a crosswalk when he was hit by a white SUV at about 8:00 Friday night.

It happened on Lake Merced Boulevard near Brotherhood Way.

Yambao was hurled some 50-feet and died at the scene.

Authorities are searching for a white sport utility vehicle in connection with the crash, police said.