Man fatally assaulted near Calistoga

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SONOMA COUNTY (KRON)—An man died from his injuries after being assaulted Thursday afternoon near Calistoga, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

The assault happened around 3 p.m. on the intersection of Cropp Road and state Highway 128.

A 44-year-old man was found outside his home at the scene of the crime.

He died of his injuries despite medical assistance, according to deputies.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time.

The case is being investigated as homicide.

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