Authorities are looking for a driver who hit a woman and left her on the side of the road near Patterson early Friday.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a passerby found the body along Baldwin Road just south of Highway 33 and called to report it at 4:19 a.m.
The victim has not been identified, but is an adult woman, the CHP said.
Investigators collected evidence from the scene and are looking for a 1990s or 2000 Honda Accord with damage to the right front side and a missing right-side mirror.
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They ask anyone with information on the case to call the CHP, (209) 545-7440.