Auburn police identify pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

Dario F. Gomez-Lopez was identified as the 27-year-old Auburn, Ala., man fatally struck Sunday in a hit-and-run in the 1900 block of Opelika Road, according to a news release from the Auburn Police Department.

Authorities said they have yet to identify the driver responsible for the incident.

Police said they found Gomez-Lopez lying in the roadway with injuries when they responded to the scene.

Anyone with information regarding the case or having observed any vehicles with recent and suspicious front end damage is encouraged to call detectives at 334-501-3140 or the anonymous tip line at 334-246-1391.

Sarah Robinson: 706-571-8622, @sarahR_92