Michael Tamez Struck, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Winton
WINTON, CA (January 12, 2022) – The CHP Merced Area Office identified 30-year-old Michael Tamez of Atwater as the victim who died in a hit-and-run on Santa Fe Drive on January 7.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened at California Street.
Based on a report, Tamez was walking along Santa Fe prior to the crash. It appeared to investigators that a driver hit him and left the scene without rendering aid. Officers discovered the victim at approximately 8:15 a.m. the next day.
As a result, Tamez suffered fatal injuries and died in the incident.
As of now, CHP officers are asking for help to locate the driver who hit Tamez. They urge any witnesses to the incident to get in touch with Officer Lomeli at (209) 356-6600 or after hours at (209) 356-2900.
We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved families and friends of Michael Tamez.
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