Man dies after being struck by vehicle Monday night
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Lincoln Police are still investigating after a 41-year-old man was hit by a vehicle and killed in north Lincoln on Monday night.
The initial call came in around 10:30 p.m. on Monday. Police said the victim was hit near 12th Street & Garber Avenue.
According to an LPD accident report, the victim is Victor Melendez.
According to LPD, officers arrived and saw him lying on the ground. Life-saving measures were performed, but Melendez was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to the accident report, a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Garber when it went into the grass, hit Melendez and continued driving.
The vehicle then hit a street sign on the SE side of 12th and Garber and became disabled, the report states.
That is where the vehicle was located, but no arrests have been made.
According to LPD on scene Monday night, the death is related to multiple incidents throughout the day, including one from earlier in the evening at the nearby Hadji’s Smoke Shop.
However, on Tuesday morning police did not elaborate on what led up to the incident, but say the investigation is ongoing.
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