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New: Berkeley Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Death

By Zack Farmer ( BCN)
Monday July 15, 2013 - 05:30:00 PM

Berkeley police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred early this morning on the University Avenue overpass above Interstate Highway 80, a police spokeswoman said.  

An officer was patrolling west Berkeley when he discovered a man in the westbound lanes on the overpass at 5:10 a.m., Officer Jennifer Coats said. 

Berkeley Fire Department personnel responded and pronounced the man dead at the scene, she said.