Driver arrested after deadly hit-and-run in San Carlos

A 53-year-old pedestrian died and a driver has been arrested after a hit-and-run Saturday night in San Carlos.

Around 10:30 p.m., San Mateo County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian in the 2100 block of San Carlos, according to sheriff's officials.

Upon arrival, deputies found a man who was injured.

Deputies provided CPR to the victim, but he was ultimately pronounced dead, sheriff's officials said.

After an investigation, deputies determined the victim, a San Carlos resident, had been walking on the shoulder of the road when he was struck by a vehicle that had drifted into the shoulder, according to sheriff's officials.

With the assistance of Belmont police, deputies were able to locate and arrest the suspected driver, identified as 51-year-old Randall Rubingh of San Carlos.

Rubingh was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run, driving while under the influence and vehicular manslaughter. Additionally, deputies impounded his truck as evidence, sheriff's officials said.

The victim's identity has not been released.

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