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Update: Police looking for driver who killed a woman pushing a shopping cart on Highway 395

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Investigators are still looking for help finding a hit-and-run driver who killed a woman pushing a shopping cart along Highway 395 in Hermiston this weekend.

A red car now believe to be an Acura Integra hit Antonia M. Cobarubias, 41, of Hermiston, along the highway near First Street about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Oregon State Police said.

Cobarubias died at the scene. The driver and car were gone by the time police arrived.

Pieces of the wrecked car, including a red bumper, were left behind. The car is also missing a passenger side mirror.

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Police are looking for the car that left behind this bumper at a fatal crash on Highway 395 in Hermiston. Oregon State Police

Investigators believe it was a 1994 to 2001 Integra. And it had aftermarket parts added.

The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office, Hemiston police, Umatilla County Fire District 1 and the Oregon Department of Transportation helped with the investigation.

Anyone with information on the hit-and-run collision is asked to call Oregon State Police at 800-442-0777.

Cameron Probert covers breaking news and education for the Tri-City Herald, where he tries to answer readers’ questions about why police officers and firefighters are in your neighborhood. He studied communications at Washington State University.
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