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Motorcyclist was killed mysteriously in Fresno. Police now looking for this truck

Police say this 2016-2019 Toyota Tacoma may be linked to a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a motorcycle on Aug. 5 in central Fresno.
Police say this 2016-2019 Toyota Tacoma may be linked to a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a motorcycle on Aug. 5 in central Fresno. Fresno Police Department

Fresno police are asking for help finding the driver of a Toyota Tacoma involved in a fatal hit-and-run collision on Aug. 5 in central Fresno.

The crash took place about 6:30 p.m. at East Olive and North Angus avenues. Police say the dark gray or black Tacoma Limited, with a roof rack and a bedcover is a vehicle of interest in the investigation.

Officers on Aug. 5 found the motorcyclist and his bike on the ground, but there was no indication of how that happened, Lt. Charlie Chamalbide said then. The rider was unconscious with major injuries.

He was taken to Community Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. He was later identified by the Fresno County Coroner’s Office as Jimmie Crosswhite, 77, of Clovis.

Anyone with information about the vehicle is asked to contact detective Robert Cegielski at 559-621-5064 or Detective Andrew Rochin at 559-621-5064 or Crime Stoppers at 559-498-STOP.

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