CHP seeking witnesses to fatal hit and run on Petaluma Hill Road in unincorporated Sonoma County

The California Highway Patrol in the Santa Rosa area is seeking the public's help in locating a vehicle and driver suspected of being involved in a fatal hit and run collision Saturday morning in unincorporated Sonoma County.

According to the CHP, a report came in at 4:14 a.m. about a possible body in the roadway on Petaluma Hill Road near Hunters Lane.

When CHP officers and Sonoma County deputies arrived on the scene, they located the body of a male on the west shoulder of Petaluma Hill Road just north of Hunter Lane, the CHP said.

According to the CHP, by the time emergency personnel arrived, there were no vehicles in the area and no witnesses to the collision.

Due to the nature of the victim's injuries and physical evidence at the scene, CHP investigators determined that the victim had been struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Petaluma Hill Road. Officers searched the area, but did not locate a vehicle.

Investigators said they do not have a description of the vehicle, but it should have heavy front-end damage to the hood and windshield.

Anyone with information into the identity of the vehicle or driver is asked to call the CHP at (707) 551-4100.
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