Tulare sheriff's searching for suspect in deadly hit and run

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Sheriff's deputies in Tulare County are searching for at least one suspect that they believe hit a Porterville man and left him for dead early this morning.

Officials say 27-year-old Jose Melendez Junior was found dead near Road 126 and Highway 137 around 12:30 am Sunday.

The Sheriff's department does not have any vehicle or suspect description at this time.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Tulare County Sheriff's Department.
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