Last night at approximately 6:00, a pedestrian identified as Raphiel Skillern ( 06-16-49 of 6560 Vineyard ) was struck by a vehicle while walking in the 6000 block of Silverleaf Avenue, crossing the roadway. The victim was possibly struck by a blue or black in color truck pulling a trailer.
The victim sustained several fractured bones in addition to a head injury. EMS transported the victim to a local hospital, where he later died as a result of his injuries.
Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call EBRSO at 2253895000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 344-STOP.