MESA COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Deputies need help finding a driver accused of hitting someone with their car in western Colorado.

The victim is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Investigators want to talk to two people, David Arellano Jr. and Cheyenne Dean.

David Arellano, Jr. and Cheyenne Dean (credit: Mesa County Sheriff)

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The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office stresses the two are not being called suspects at this time.

They had also been looking for a silver-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee as part of the investigation, but it has since been located.

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(credit: Mesa County Sheriff)