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CHP searching for driver who left scene of deadly National City crash

CHP said a 45-year-old man fled the scene in a Toyota Tacoma.
Credit: KFMB

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. — A 36-year-old man was killed in a crash on Interstate 5 in National City Saturday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.

Investigators say the driver who caused the crash fled the scene. On Tuesday, California Highway Patrol identified the suspect as 45-year-old Raul Brown. He's accused of fleeing in the scene in a Toyota Tacoma. 

This is what Brown looks like:

Credit: CHP

The crash happened on northbound Interstate 5, just north of State Route 54, shortly before 5 a.m.

The accident involved four vehicles, according to the CHP.

All lanes of northbound Interstate 5 were closed for several hours between Mile of Cars Way and Harbor Dr/Civic Center Dr. Lanes were reopened at 10:40 a.m.

Anyone with information on Brown is asked to contact Officer Sanchez at (858) 293 - 6000.