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California Highway Patrol has released the description of the suspected vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run on Thursday that killed Humberto Falcon of Butte City.

Posted: Jan 17, 2019 8:12 PM
Updated: Jan 30, 2019 5:20 PM

UPDATE 4:32 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 - The Willows California Highway Patrol has released new information about the suspected vehicle that may have been involved in a hit-and-run on Highway 32 on Jan. 17, that killed Humberto Falcon, 47, of Butte City. 

At this point, CHP believes that the suspect vehicle is an early 2000's model Ford F250 Super Duty, extended cab pick-up, long bed model, harvest gold color. 

They say that the suspected vehicle may have left front damage and a broken headlight that will be non-operational and a damaged turn signal. 

They noted that headlight assembly may have been replaced by now. 

The vehicle was last seen traveling eastbound on Highway 32 toward Hamilton City and the Chico area. 

Below is an image that the CHP released that they believe looks similar to the suspected vehicle:

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UPDATE 10:26 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 - California Highway Patrol has released the description of the suspect vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run on Thursday. 

California Highway Patrol describes the car that they are looking for as an early-2000s model Ford F250 Super Duty, extended cab, harvest gold color. 

The CHP spoke with Action News Now saying "if anyone cooud possibly get a plate" on a vehicle that looks similar to this truck then that could help them track the vehicle. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Willows California Highway Patrol at (530) 934-5424. 

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UPDATE 1:39 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 - The Glenn County Sheriff's Office has identified the good samaritan that was struck and killed after pulling over to assist with an accident on Thursday night. 

Humberto Falcon, 47, of Butte City, was hit and killed by an unknown driver in a hit-and-run incident. 

Authorities are still searching for the driver involved. Anyone with information is asked to call the Glenn County Sheriff's Office. 

ARTICLE UPDATED to reflect the correct spelling of the victim's full name, Humberto Falcon.

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GLENN COUNTY, Calif. - Highway 32 between Hamilton City and Orland was closed in both directions because of a fatal hit-and-run.

California Highway Patrol says the person who died is a pedestrian.

Traffic was being diverted.

According to the lead investigator, there was a crash. There was a car coming off of County Road P pulling onto Highway 32 and a car on the highway smashed into it.

A man saw what happened and pulled over to help. The investigator says someone then hit the man trying to help and killed him.

The driver fled eastbound on Highway 32. Authorities do not have much to go on other than the car responsible may be a grey or dark color sedan and it would have front end damage.

The CHP is asking if you know anything about this, please contact the Willows CHP office, (530) 934-5424. 

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