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Authorities search for driver involved in deadly hit and run in Biggs

According to the California Highway Patrol, Leslie Mize was believed to be crossing B Street, just west of Highway 99, when he was hit by a car Tuesday night.

Posted: Dec. 20, 2017 11:25 AM
Updated: Dec. 20, 2017 11:27 AM

We're learning more about the pedestrian killed in a hit and run in Biggs.

The Butte County Coroner's Office tells Action News Now that 49-year-old Leslie Mize, of Biggs, died Tuesday night, just after 8 p.m.

According to the California Highway Patrol, Mize was believed to be crossing B Street, just west of Highway 99, when he was hit by a car.

Mize died on scene from his injuries.

Officers believe the driver was traveling eastbound on B Street when they hit Mize. The driver's car is believed to have damage to the front right headlight and possibly a shattered windshield.

Authorities say based on evidence found on the scene, the car was a BMW, 5 or 3 series.

Anyone who has information about this crash is asked to call the CHP.

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