47-year-old man killed by hit-and-run driver in Tulare County

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- The California Highway Patrol is searching for a runaway driver who hit and killed a Pixley man in Tulare County.

The deadly crash happened just before 5:30 pm on Sunday at Avenue 120 and Road 80, between Pixley and Tipton.

Officers say the 47-year-old man was driving west on Avenue 120 when a driver in a truck ran through a stop sign and hit him.

The man died at the scene.

Authorities say the driver of the pick-up drove off. They have not been identified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the California Highway Patrol.

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