New Pics May Lead to Driver in Old Globe Prop Master's Death

Old Globe prop master Seamus O'Bryan, 32, was driving his motorcycle in North Park on Jan. 31 and was fatally injured in a hit and run collision

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    San Diego police are looking for the owner of the car pictured, a Cadillac Eldorado, in the death of Seamus O'Bryan.

    San Diego police investigators have released images of the car sought in the hit-and-run collision that killed a property master with San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre.

    Seamus O’Bryan, 32, died in the head-on collision Jan. 31at University and Granada.

    O'Bryan and a passenger were riding a motorcycle eastbound on University Avenue when a white, 4-door vehicle turned in front of the motorcycle.

    Officials released images of the suspect vehicle described as a 1998-2000 2-door Cadillac Eldorado ETC.

    Friends Remember Seamus O'Bryan

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    With heavy hearts, friends of Seamus O'Bryan -- a man killed in a hit and run collision -- gathered to pay tribute to their loved one. O'Bryan worked as prop master at The Old Globe and was well-known in the San Diego arts and theater community. (Published Saturday, Feb 1, 2014)

    The vehicle will be off-white with stock wheels and tinted windows. Officials believe there would be minor to moderate damage to the passenger side bumper, fender and door.

    See photos of suspect vehicle

    The suspect's car was last seen heading south on Granada Avenue.

    O’Bryan had an extensive background in arts and theater working with the La Jolla Playhouse and the UCSD School of Theater and Dance.

    The human resources department at The Old Globe told NBC 7 O'Bryan was a valuable and beloved employee who worked there for three years as the stage and properties master.

    The theater also shared this video of O'Bryan at their opening night celebration, just hours before the deadly crash. He had prepared a special, ukulele rendition of "Sea of Love" to share with cast and crew at the opening night party. 

    Victim Identified in Deadly Motorcycle Hit and Run

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    Seamus O'Bryan, 32, a prop master at the Old Globe, died in Friday's hit and run crash in North Park. NBC 7's Omari Fleming spoke with Seamus' friends about what he meant to them. (Published Friday, Jan 31, 2014)

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