Slayer of Berkeley man sought

Daily Planet Wire Service
Monday October 07, 2002


RICHMOND โ€“ The California Highway Patrol says it is looking for information surrounding a hit-and-run crash in Richmond last Sunday that left a Berkeley man dead. 

Robert Abe Spaulding, 56, was walking on the Regatta Boulevard off-ramp from Interstate Highway 580 at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29 when he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver. 

Investigators say they've identified the car involved โ€“ a burgundy Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, license plate 4EGX088 โ€“ but they still have not arrested a suspect driver in the case. 

Anyone with relevant information is asked to call the Oakland CHP Special Investigations Unit at (510) 450-3821.