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CHP seeks public's help with fatal hit-and-run

Authorities looking for light brown minivan with partial plate "4AYY---"

The California Highway Patrol is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle involved with a fatal crash earlier this month in Redwood City.

On April 6, officers responded to a fatal hit-and-run collision on the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 101 just south of Woodside Road.

It appeared that the suspect vehicle, initially described as a 2000 light brown Toyota Sienna, clipped a 2006 silver Scion driven by a Pacifica man. The 58-year-old man, identified as Michael O'Brien by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office, lost control of the vehicle and it rolled in the center divide, CHP Officer Art Montiel said.

Although O'Brien, who the CHP initially said was a New Hampshire resident, had his seat belt on, he suffered major injuries and was taken to Stanford Hospital, where he died, CHP officials said.

The CHP received a partial plate of a vehicle that may have been responsible for the collision and described the vehicle as a light brown minivan with the partial plate "4AYY---."

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Redwood City California Highway Patrol Office at 650-369-6261.

— Bay City News Service

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