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Hit and run victim identified

Pedestrian Identified in deadly Santa Maria crash

Hit and run victim identified

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - We now know the name of the pedestrian involved in a fatal hit and run in Santa Maria.

He has been identified as 56-year-old Frank Diaz Jr. from Santa Maria.

Police say the driver is 19-year-old Alvino Corona.

The crash took place off Blosser Road, just north of Rancho Verde last week.

Corona and his 18-year-old wife crashed into a fence, then ran off from the mangled car.

Investigators say they returned to the site an hour later..
Corona was arrested.

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