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Body found on shoulder of Yolo County road; hit-and-run suspected, authorities say

Woodland Police Department officers are investigating what they believe to be a fatal hit-and-run on County Road 98 after a man’s body was discovered on the shoulder of the roadway early Friday, the department said.

The body “appears to have been struck by a vehicle,” police said. County Road 98 was temporarily closed between Beamer Street and West Woodland Avenue as police investigated.

The victim’s name has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 530-661-7800.