sfpd_crimescene.jpgSan Francisco police are still investigating a weekend hit-and-run accident that left a 39-year-old man dead, police said today.

Carlos Martinez, whose city of residence had not been determined today, was killed Saturday while walking in the 2200 block of Mission Street, police said.

He apparently lost his balance at about 10:40 a.m. and fell into the street, where a passing car struck him in the head and failed to stop, according to police.

Martinez was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he died from his injuries. Police still have not found the mini van, a white Chevy with license plate No. 6NJL987 that reportedly struck him.

The suspect was described as a black man between 30 and 40 years old. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call San Francisco police at (415) 575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411.

Janna Brancolini, Bay City News

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