OPD Needs Help Identifying a Vehicle in a Fatal Hit and Run

Date Posted: June 23rd, 2022 @ 10:47 AM
Last Updated: June 23rd, 2022 @ 10:49 AM
OPD News Release and Oakland Police Headquarters

The Oakland Police Department (OPD) is releasing this video in hopes the community can help identify an individual wanted in connection with a fatal hit and run. The incident occurred on June 16, 2022, just before 8:30 pm, at the intersection of 14th Street and Jefferson Street.

The video shows Dmitry Putilov attempting to cross the intersection with his two children when he was fatally struck by a Black 4-door Infinity traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle did not stop and went westbound towards Interstate 980.

The Oakland Police Department and CrimeStoppers of Oakland are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oakland Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit at (510) 777-8570.

Click the link to view the video of the incident.