Chico Police say a fatal hit and run in Chico has closed down westbound East Avenue from Esplanade to Raley's grocery store.
Police say the call came in at around 2:08 a.m. Thursday. Police say a white man, described as elderly, was hit an killed by a driver, who reportedly sped off from the scene.
Police have not given an age or identity of the victim. The driver's description and make and model of the car could not be described.
Chico Police are now looking for witnesses to the crash.
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