Sacramento Police Investigate After Two Pedestrians Hit, Killed in Separate Crashes

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SACRAMENTO — Police are investigating after two pedestrians were hit and killed in two separate incidents on Thursday night.

The first crash happened about 7:17 p.m. near Marysville Boulevard and Roanoke Avenue in Sacramento.

Police say Ronald Johnson, 62, was crossing Marysville Boulevard when he was struck by a sedan heading north.

The driver stayed on scene and cooperated with police.

The second incident happened about 10 minutes later near the intersection of North Seventh Street and Richards Boulevard.

Police say 61-year-old Steven Chilcott, a homeless man, was hit by two cars. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The first driver stayed on scene and attempted to protect Chilcott with her car, according to the Sacramento Police Department. However, the second vehicle left and Sacramento Police is searching for the suspect.

The second driver’s vehicle was a dark-colored, medium-sized, four-door sedan. (Credit: Sacramento Police Department)

Police are asking for assistance in identifying the second driver, who was a white or Hispanic adult woman. She was driving a dark-colored, medium-sized, four-door sedan.

The first driver is cooperating and working with officers.

No other details were immediately known.

Stay with for updates on this developing story.

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