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Search On For Hit And Run Driver Who Fatally Injured Teen On South Coast

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Oxnard Police are looking for a hit and run driver who left the scene of a collision which fatally injured a teenage bicyclist.

Investigators say surveillance video shows red compact sedan was involved in collision in Oxnard.

The search is on for a driver who stuck, and fatally injured a teenage bicyclist on the South Coast.

The collision happened at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, on Hemlock Street near N. Street in Oxnard. Police officers and paramedics arriving on the scene found a seriously injured 16-year-old boy. The Port Hueneme teen died a short time later at a hospital.

Oxnard Police investigators say the driver of the car fled the scene. They were able to find some surveillance video from the area, and determined that the car involved was a red compact sedan.

They are hoping someone may have noticed something which will help the them identify the driver.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.