Driver abandons car in fatal hit-and-run

A driver who struck two male pedestrians in Oakland Friday afternoon, killing one, fled the area on foot, according to police.

The collision was reported at 3:37 p.m. at 32nd Street and San Pablo Avenue, according to police.

One pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition, police said Friday evening.

Police said the vehicle appeared to have been traveling north on San Pablo Avenue toward Emeryville at the time of the collision.

The driver fled the scene on foot, leaving the vehicle behind, but police did not provide a suspect or vehicle description this evening.

The body of the deceased pedestrian was removed from the bed of a pickup truck at the scene, but police would not comment on how it had come to be in the vehicle.