Authorities identified the vehicle believed to be involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Clovis Unified administrator on Sunday morning, and they’re asking for help locating it.
Just before 6 a.m., a pedestrian was jogging south on Friant Road at Old Friant Road in Fresno County. The pedestrian was struck and killed by a dark-colored pickup truck that was traveling west on Friant Road, the California Highway Patrol said.
The pedestrian was identified as Gavin Gladding, 43 — Fort Washington Elementary School’s vice principal.
After the collision, the vehicle fled in a westerly direction on Friant Road, CHP said.
A passenger-side, rear-view mirror was recovered at the collision scene.
Follow-up investigation indicates that the vehicle involved is a Chevrolet Silverado or GMC Sierra between the years of 2005-2007, CHP said.
The pickup is a four-door and has chrome caps on the side mirrors.
The vehicle is dark in color, possibly black, and will have collision damage to include but not limited to:
- Missing passenger-side, rear-view mirror
- Crushed windshield
- Possible damage to the grille, hood, roof, A-pillar, and door
Anyone with information should call the Fresno area CHP at 559-262-0400 or 559-705-2200.
Valley Crime Stoppers is offering an $1100 reward for information leading to an arrest. Calls to Crime Stoppers to completely anonymous. Residents can contact them at 559-498-7867.