A teenager killed in a hit-run crash in northern Tulare County has been identified as 17-year-old Matthew William Swepston of Squaw Valley, the California Highway Patrol said.
About 5:25 a.m. Sunday, the boy was found dead on Sand Creek Road east of Road 136. He had been walking west and was hit by a vehicle heading west on Sand Creek Road, the CHP said.
The driver fled the scene. The case is under investigation but the CHP has little evidence so far. Anyone with information is asked to call Visalia CHP at 559-734-6767.