West Covina 72-year-old man hit and killed by SUV

The search is on for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash in West Covina that officials said claimed the life of a 72-year-old man.

The deadly crash happened Aug. 28 around 8:30 p.m. in the area near Glendora Ave. and Vine Ave.

According to police, Victor Sanchez was from West Covina was found on the road and taken to the hospital, where he died from the injuries sustained in the crash. 


The suspect's vehicle is described as a white or silver SUV. No further information, or description of the motorist, was released at this time.

Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact the Traffic Bureau at 626-959-8515.