Hit and Run Victim Identified

Staff Writer

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department has identified the victim of a hit and run the evening of Thursday, Aug. 4 on Main Street in Mammoth as local resident Gary Walker, 61.
According to the police department, the collision occurred Thursday night at the intersection of Main Street and Mountain Boulevard.
As walker walked along the road, he was struck by a motorist. That driver stopped to contact authorities. However, Walker was hit by a second vehicle, which fled the scene.
The Mammoth Police Department issued a press release Tuesday evening stating that the hit and run driver has been located by the Sacramento Police Department, and identified as Connor Harkins, 27, of Sacramento. Forensics of the vehicle were completed by the Sacramento Police Department.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who has information regarding Walker’s activity prior to the collision is asked to contact the Mammoth PD at 760-965-3700.