Nipomo hit and run car likely torched
May 18, 2012
California Highway Patrol officers said a car they found torched Monday in Santa Maria is likely the same car that hit and killed a man in Nipomo on Sunday.
The late model Corvette is the same color blue as the vehicle officers have been searching for. The car was found fully ablaze at about 2 a.m. Even so, officers where able to retrieve the cars VIN number.
Fabian Alexander, 46, was walking along the northbound U.S. Highway 101 off ramp near State Route 166 when he was hit and killed by the driver of the Corvette who then fled the area. Alexander was pronounced dead at the scene.