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CHP Buttonwillow asking for help locating vehicle involved in fatal hit and run

Posted at 11:16 AM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 14:20:14-04

CHP Buttonwillow is asking for the public's help in finding a suspect they say was involved in a fatal hit and run.

On Sunday, October 21, around 7 p.m., CHP says a vehicle fled the scene of a collision on Buttonwillow Drive that left a local man dead. CHP is looking for a blue 2008-2010 Toyota Highlander, similar to the one pictured, with front-end damage.

CHP says the suspect vehicle fled north out of Buttonwillow after the crash. CHP believes the vehicle could have headed towards the Shafter/ Wasco/ Lost Hills area. 

If you have any information, you are asked to contact CHP Buttonwillow at (661)764-5580 or Officer Adam Taylor at

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