Do you know this Mini Cooper? Police ask for help in fatal hit-and-run

The Oakland Police Department are looking for a tan or white Mini Cooper in connection with the Feb. 19, 2023 fatal hit-and-run of Tzu-Ta Ko, 100, of Oakland, Calif. at the intersection of 19th and Harrison streets. (Oakland Police Department via Bay City News)

Oakland police on Tuesday asked for help locating a Mini Cooper alleged to have been involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 100-year-old Oakland man Sunday.

Tzu-Ta Ko was killed in the collision just after 7 a.m. at 19th and Harrison streets near Snow Park and Lake Merritt.

Police have released photos of the Mini Cooper, which is tan or white.

Ko suffered severe head trauma in the collision and died at the scene following treatment by firefighters and paramedics, police said.

An award of $10,000 is being offered by police for information leading to an arrest in the case.

Anyone who has seen the Mini Cooper or who has information about the case is asked to call the Police Department’s traffic unit at (510) 777-8570.

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