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$20,000 reward being offered for suspect involved in deadly hit-and-run

CAPITOLA, Calif. (KION-TV) -- Capitola Police said that there is a $20,000 reward being offered to find a suspect who was allegedly involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash.

Officers said they are interested in any video camera footage showing Soquel Drive from Capitola Avenue.

The hit-and-run crash occurred on Saturday night when 70-year-old Debra Town of Capitola was hit by a dark-colored SUV on Crossroads Loop.

If you happened to have any information on this case, you are asked to contact Detective Currier at or 831-4242 ext. 260.

Photos of suspect vehicle in deadly Capitola hit-and-run released, victim identified

Capitola Police released two photos of a vehicle they believe was involved in a deadly hit-and-run collision on Crossroads Loop on Saturday.

The photos show the back and front of the vehicle, described as a dark-colored SUV.

Two images side-by-side of a vehicle Capitola Police say was involved in a deadly hit-and-run collision Saturday night (Photos Courtesy of Capitola Police Dept.)

Police say the vehicle struck the victim around 8:30 p.m. on November 18 before driving off.

The victim has been identified by Capitola Police as 70-year-old Debra Town of Capitola.

Information regarding this case should be forwarded to Detective Currier at or 831-4242 ext. 260.

One dead in Capitola hit-and-run, police say

CAPITOLA, Calif. (KION-TV)- Capitola Police said that one person has died in a hit-and-run crash that happened on Saturday night.

Officers said that the crash happened around 8:30 p.m. on the 800 block of Bay Avenue.

Capitola Police is asking that anyone who may have witnessed this crash or has useful video camera footage in the area of Hill Street and Crossroads Loop to contact them.

Police also said that any drivers who have active dash cameras in their cars and were in the area of Bay Avenue at the time of the crash can also contact Capitola Police as well.

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