Fontana Police Department

Fontana Police Department

A pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle in northern Fontana in the early morning hours of May 16, according to the Fontana Police Department.

At about 1:04 a.m., a 2016 Dodge Challenger driven by a 36-year-old man was traveling northbound on Sierra Avenue.  An unidentified pedestrian was in the road and was struck by the Dodge. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver was cooperative with police and remained at the scene.  Preliminary information does suggest that alcohol or drugs may have been a factor in the collision, police said.

The investigation lasted more than four hours before the roadway was reopened.

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