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Delano Police investigating fatal hit-and-run

Looking for maroon Honda with front end damage
Posted at 8:10 PM, Dec 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-04 23:10:01-05

Delano Police are looking for a car they believe is connected to a fatal hit-and-run in Delano Friday night. 

On Dec. 1 just before 11:30 p.m., Delano Police officers responded to the area of County Line and Melcher Roads after receiving reports of a man down.

When officers arrived, they found a dead Hispanic man with injuries consistent with being hit by a car. 

DPD is looking for a maroon Honda with front end damage and possible damage to one or more of its windows. The identity of the victim will be released at a later time by the Kern County Sheriff's Office. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Dispatch Center at (661) 721-3377 or the Delano Police Department at (661) 721-3369. Police said you can remain anonymous.