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Chico police arrest person believed to be involved in fatal hit and run

Victim was hit, killed on W. East Avenue Thursday

CHICO, Calif. - The Chico Police Department has arrested a person who they believe was involved in the fatal hit and run that took place early Thursday morning. 

Officials said the person came to the Chico Police Department Friday and admitted being involved with the hit and run from Thursday. Police said they are not identifying the suspect until charges are filed. 

The person provided information about where the vehicle involved in the crash was located and M.A.I.T. investigators went to the location and found the vehicle. The vehicle was taken back to the Chico Police Department so evidence could be collected. 

Officials said the victim's identity will not be released at this time as next of kin has not been located of notified. 


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