Vehicle located in fatal Clinton hit-and-run

Dannon Cole

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.

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Clinton police searching for driver in fatal hit-and-run

The Clinton Police Department is searching for the driver of an unknown vehicle that hit and killed a 39-year-old man riding a motorized bicycle on Clinch Avenue early Saturday.

The crash was reported at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday near Portwood Road, the Clinton Police Department said. That intersection is in south Clinton, a short drive from downtown Clinton on Clinch Avenue (Clinton Highway).

The person who called 911 found the victim, Jordan Pitts, in the road, the CPD said. Pitts died later.

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