Leilani Magno ID’d as Teen Killed in Chula Vista Pedestrian Accident on Lane Avenue near Scobee Park
Chula Vista, California (July 10, 2018) – The teen who was killed Sunday night in an alleged hit-and-run crash in Chula Vista has been identified as Leilani Magno, 17, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The deadly accident happened at around 8:15 p.m. Sunday, July 8 along Lane Avenue near Scobee Park, north of Otay Lakes Road and east of State Route 125.
As per the CHP officials, an unidentified vehicle was traveling in the same direction as Magno when for unknown reasons it lost control, jumped the sidewalk and struck Magno.
Magno was taken to Mercy Hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.
The driver of the vehicle involved did not stop to render aid and fled the scene.
The suspect vehicle was described as a large white Chevy Silverado pickup truck with black rims.
Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to contact the Chula Vista Police Department by calling (619) 422-TIPS.
The crash remains under investigation by the CHP.