Two men were killed in separate hit-and-run incidents in Saitama and Kanagawa prefectures early Saturday, police said.
In the first incident, in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, police received a call from a witness just after midnight, in which the caller said that a man on a bicycle had been struck by a truck which kept going, Fuji TV reported. The victim, identified as Masayuki Nagai, 52, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
In the second incident, Hideo Kudo, a 69-year-old newspaper deliveryman, was found on a road in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, at around 5 a.m. after his minibike was hit by a station wagon, according to a witness. Kudo was pronounced dead at hospital.© Japan Today