Police seek public's help in finding hit-and-run suspect


Around 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 6, a man walking on Maryann Drive at Benton Street in Santa Clara was struck by a car that fled the scene, according to police.

Arriving officers found the victim, a 37 year-old Santa Clara resident, lying in the roadway and suffering from significant injuries, police said.

Police describe the suspect vehicle as a newer black Ford Mustang with a rear spoiler. The car likely has front-end windshield damage from the collision, police said.

The driver is described only as a Hispanic man in his 20s who was wearing a red baseball hat at the time of the crash.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call Santa Clara police Investigator Tyson Shearer at (408) 615-4764. Those wishing to remain anonymous may leave a tip at www.svcrimestoppers.org.

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