Police looking for car involved in deadly hit and run in Tulare County

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office says a person is dead after being hit by a car in West of Tulare.

Authorities are now looking for a car that was involved in a deadly hit and run crash in Tulare County.

The Sheriff's Office says it happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday near SR137 and Road 60.

The California Highway Patrol says a 55-year-old man lost control of his Chevy Truck and crashed into a fence. When he got out of his truck to inspect what happened, police say he was hit by a car.

Officers are now looking for that vehicle and say it should have front-end damage.

Police believe the man who was killed was intoxicated and that's what caused the initial crash.

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