Saturday, September 14, 2019

Pedestrian Killed in Orleans Hit and Run

Posted By on Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 9:12 AM

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A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash on State Route 96 in Orleans shortly before 8 p.m. yesterday.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the pedestrian — whose identity is being withheld until family can be notified — was reportedly walking in the middle of the roadway when hit by a black Toyota pickup that fled the scene southbound on State Route 96.

The pedestrian died at the scene.

CHP’s investigation is ongoing and it asks anyone with information about what happened to call 268-2000 or email humboldt_area.humboldt_area@chp.ca.gov.

See the full press release here.
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