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Friday, December 6, 2013

Kurt Dalen, Pedestrian Identified in Hit-And-Run Accident, Dies

Posted By on Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 9:55 AM

click to enlarge Kurt Dalen was hit by a car and killed while walking in San Francisco
  • Kurt Dalen was hit by a car and killed while walking in San Francisco

Sad news this morning. The pedestrian who was struck Thursday morning in a hit-and run-accident has died. Medical authorities this morning identified the victim as 30-year-old Kurt Dalen, a San Francisco resident.

Dalen was walking along Valencia and Clinton Park at about 2:44 a.m. on Thursday when a dark-colored sedan hit him and sped off southbound on Valencia.

Dalen was taken to San Francisco General Hospital with a massive head wound. He died later that day, according to police.

Police have combed the crime scene, looking for clues, but have yet to locate the driver.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call San Francisco police at 575-4444 or you can text in your tip to TIP411, just put SFPD at the start of the message.

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Erin Sherbert has been Online News Editor for SF Weekly since 2010. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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