FAIRFIELD — Police are looking for the driving force who struck and killed a 39-yr-previous man in Fairfield and drove away. Ricky Acosta’s body was discovered lying on the street.
FOX40 spoke with Acosta’s relations who at the moment are praying for justice.
On a busy Fairfield Street, a memorial of flowers and candles, grows in Acosta’s honor.
“It’s going to be a hole in my coronary heart for the rest of my life,” stated Cheryl Shores, Acosta’s mother. “I just know my son is in God’s loving arms.”
Police say a car hit Acosta Thursday morning on East Travis Boulevard and Centennial Drive, killing him.
Acosta’s mom says he left her house just before 6:15 in the morning. He was walking to the shop and made it less than a block before he was hit.
Just earlier than 6:forty a.m. police acquired the decision that Acosta’s physique was within the roadway.
“What hurts probably the most about it is the truth that they left him like he didn’t matter… but he was the world to us. It’s simply a type of things… at the least stop to assist and make it mean one thing. Own up to what you did,” stated Acosta’s niece, Annalissa Muscat.
Muscat visits the road where her uncle died to recollect him.
“That man would give the shirt off his again to anyone. He would take the time. Even if he had nothing. His last $3, he would buy anyone off the road chips or no matter he might afford,” she stated.
Police are investigating however would not have a car description or suspect info to go on.
The family simply prays the individual accountable comes forward.
“Having whoever did this simply know what they did was an enormous loss for us. Simply to really feel it and to know, you took something really superb from us,” Muscat expressed.
Acosta is survived by his 4 youngsters.
If you already know anything about this hit-and-run, please name Fairfield Police.