Garden City police arrest man in death of woman hit by car

November 29, 2016 - 2:01 pm
GARDEN CITY, Kan. — A man has been arrested by Garden City police in connection to a crash that killed a pedestrian.

The Hutchinson News reports police responded to the crash Saturday night and found the body of Maria De Ubiarco, 80, in the roadway. Authorities say a car struck De Ubiarco while she was crossing the street, and then fled.

Sgt. Andrew Roush said Tuesday that a man, 62, was arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident involving a fatality, failing to provide information at the scene of an accident and interference with law enforcement.
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