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Update: Hit and Run Driver in Davis Kills Millbrae Man

Police are investigating the incident.

Update: Jan. 23 4:15 p.m.

The vehicle that struck Debabov has been identified as a white passenger vehicle, compact to mid-size with a low front end, according to CHP Special Investigation Officer Ridge. The vehicle likely has excessive front end and roof damage.

Anyone with any information about the accident is encouraged to contact CHP Officer Simpson or CHP Officer Ridge at the Woodland CHP at (530) 662-4685 or the Sacramento Communication Center for the CHP, after business hours, at (916) 861-1300. Callers can remain anonymous.  

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Jan. 23 5:30 a.m. Vladimir Debabov, a 21-year-old Mills High School graduate, was struck and killed by a driver early Saturday morning while walking on Highway 113 near Davis, the Davis Enterprise reported.

CHP reported that Debabov was walking northbound on the highway when he was struck at about 3:50 a.m. on Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Debabov graduated from Mills in 2009, and was attending UC Berkeley. At Mills, he was on the track team and was part of the high school’s Interact Club, which promotes international understanding.

The Davis Enterprise is reporting that CHP has no information about the driver, who left the scene of the accident. It is unknown whether alcohol was a factor in the incident.

Millbrae Patch will follow up on this story with any additional details.

Deirdri Gladwin January 23, 2012 at 04:26 PM
Rest In Peace, Vlad. You were an inspiration to others and such a positive young man it was a pleasure to know you and to share your enthusiasm in reaching out to help others in Interact and Rotoract. You will be missed!
Nadia Holober January 23, 2012 at 05:50 PM
This is such an unspeakable tragedy. Our hearts go out to Vlad's loving family and friends, many of whom have gathered in Millbrae to mourn together. We will miss you, Vlad.
David Carini January 23, 2012 at 06:46 PM
CHP just said they have no leads on the driver and no details about the car. No witnesses have called CHP with any information.
Pretty Asian... January 23, 2012 at 08:49 PM
I am saddened to read this. my condolences to the family. hope the driver still has a conscience.
Doug Radtke January 23, 2012 at 09:04 PM
Condolences to family and friends of Vlad
Kevin Chen July 28, 2012 at 10:34 AM
He was one of my best friends. I just hope someone can still update me on if they caught the driver it would be awesome

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