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Police locate vehicle in fatal hit-and-run crash, searching for witness

CAPTAIN COOK (HawaiiNewsNow) - Big Island police have located a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on June 10 thank to tips from the public.

According to officials, the crash happened on Hawaii Belt Road just south of the 108-mile marker in south Kona.

Officials located a 2001 Chevrolet Blazer Sunday morning.

The pedestrian who died at the Kona Community Hospital remains unidentified.

The victim is described as a local male between 35 and 45 years old. He's between 5'5" and 5'6" and weighs between 140 and 150 pounds.

He has short black hair, a mustache and beard. He has a tattoo -- possibly of a dragon -- on his right arm. He was last seen wearing a yellow tank top and dark khaki shorts. The victim was also carrying a maroon California Pak bag.

Investigators are also searching for 57-year-old Stanford Omori of Captain Cook or the Napo'opo'o area. Officials believe he may have witnessed the crash.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Police Department's non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.

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