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Authorities Search for Suspect after Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash near Emerald Drive

VISTA, CA (November 16, 2021) – Authorities are searching for the suspect of a hit-and-run collision on West Vista Way, Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened around 4:00 p.m., near Boomers Vista, a few blocks east of Emerald Drive. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

According to reports, officers located a silver Mazda 6 wedged into an EDCO trash truck. However, the events that led to the accident remain unknown.

First responders located a passenger inside the Mazda deceased at the scene. However, police did not spot the driver of the car.

At this time, authorities have not released to the identity of the deceased victim.

Moreover, the California Highway Patrol continues to search for the hit-and-run driver. They ask anyone with information or who witnessed the crash call to their local offices.

An active investigation into the deadly accident is still ongoing to determine further details.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim.


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