The following is a press release issued by the California Highway Patrol:
Knight was a pedestrian crossing SR-53, south of Orchard St., from the west side of the roadway at the Power Mart towards the east side of the roadway. A vehicle collided with Knight while he was in the #2 northbound lane of SR-53. The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene. Knight was transported to Adventist Health Hospital in Clearlake where he succumbed to injuries resulting from the collision.
If anyone has any information as to who the driver of the involved vehicle is or the location of the involved vehicle, please contact the Clear Lake CHP office.