Deputies still trying to locate suspect in hit-and-run

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BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) -- Deputies are still searching for the driver who hit and killed two men and then drove off in Polk County.

The Sheriff's Department says it has received a few tips but is still asking for the public's help locating the vehicle, driver, and passenger involved.

Attached is a poster with information on the vehicle involved. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Department.
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FROM 1/16/14:
Polk County authorities have announced a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to whoever struck and killed two men and then fled the scene.

The sheriff's office on Thursday also provided a more detailed description of the vehicle involved in the Jan. 11 crash.

Authorities describe the vehicle as a black Ford F-150 pickup, between model year 1997 and 2003. The vehicle will have damage to the passenger side headlight assembly area.

Authorities say the victims -- 41-year-old Richard Cobenais Jr., of rural Luck and 28-year-old Benjamin Juarez, of Frederic -- were involved in a fight that had spilled out onto Highway E in the Round Lake Native American Community Saturday evening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Department.