San Francisco Police Investigators Seek Public Assistance to Solve a Fatal Hit and Run 19-105

On August 4, 2019 at approximately 11:56PM, San Francisco Police officers assigned to Bayview Station responded to Carroll Avenue and Arelious Walker Drive to check on the wellbeing of a person.  

Upon arrival, the officers met San Francisco Fire Department personnel who were already on scene and tending to a 59 year-old male victim who was found in the middle of the street.  The victim was transported to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH) where he later died. 

The San Francisco Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) conducted an investigation and determined that the victim’s injuries were consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle.   The victim, Bruce Romans, was 5’08”, 153 pounds and was wearing a dark jacket and blue jeans at the time of the incident.  Investigators from the SFPD Traffic Collision Investigation Unit (TCIU) are seeking public assistance in solving this case.

Anyone who was in the area of Carroll Avenue and Arelious Walker Drive on the evening of August 4th and recalls seeing the victim, or a vehicle driving either erratically or with body damage is asked to call the SFPD 24-hour tip line at 1-415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD.  You may remain anonymous.

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