The Clinton Police Department has located the vehicle they believe was involved in the fatal hit-and-run crash on Clinch Avenue in south Clinton early Saturday, November 20.
The CPD announced Tuesday the were searching for the hit-and-run vehicle, which they thought could be a 2000-2006 extended-cab GMC pickup truck with heavy front-end damage.
They said they found the vehicle Wednesday.
The CPD then asked for public help locating Dannon Ray Cole, 50, of Clinton, who is a person of interest.
The fatal crash was reported at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, November 20, on Clinch Avenue near Portwood Road, south of downtown Clinton. A 39-year-old man, Jordan Pitts, who had been operating a motorized bicycle, had been struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle involved had fled, the CPD said.
Pitts later died from his injuries.
If you or someone you know has any information on Cole’s location, the CPD asks you to call them at (865) 259-1209 or send them a message through Facebook.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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