Elderly Hemet resident struck on way ‘to get a beer’ John Strangis, EnMediaA mangled mobility scooter is at the scene of a horrific hit-and-run that left an elderly man dead Sunday night. ■ By Taj Shorter / City Reporter On Sunday evening, July 22, a deadly hit and run killed a Hemet resident as he drove his scooter from a Florida Avenue liquor store where he went to get a beer. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene but was arrested later by police. Officers said they suspected the driver was highly intoxicated. When Hemet Police and Fire arrived, they discovered the body of Ray Billings Jr., 64, dead in
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