Deadly Hit and Run in Terra Bella

November 22, 2009 6:25:47 PM PST
A hit and run driver killed a man Saturday near Terra Bella, but got caught after ditching his car in an orange grove.The highway patrol said the victim was walking on Orange Belt Drive near Avenue 100 when David Chay smashed into him. He died there on the scene.

Investigators said Chay took off and dumped the car, but they tracked it down nearby and that led them to Chay.