Chico Police are investigating a fatal hit and run this morning. The incident happened before 1:30 am this morning on Nord Avenue near West Sacramento Avenue. A woman in her 20s was reportedly walking with friends when she was struck and killed by the driver of four door tan Honda Civic near the Oakwood Apartments. News reports indicate that police have found the vehicle believed to be the suspect's just before 5 am this morning. No word on the whereabouts of the suspect.
Authorities reportedly had the intersection of West Sacramento and Nord Avenues blocked to southbound traffic and northbound traffic was rerouted while they investigated the incident.