Suspect arrested in deadly hit-and-run in St.George

ST.GEORGE (News4Utah)- Police in St. George have a wanted man behind bars. They say Arturo Morales Garcia was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run crash that left a mother and grandmother dead.

Police say it was close to 8 Saturday night when Tina (as her family calls her) was walking home on the East side of Dixie Drive, and was hit.

Tuesday night, police located and arrested Garcia.

St. George Police officer Lona Trombley said investigators used evidence at the scene and witnesses to eventually identify the suspect.

He faces several charges including leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in a death and driving with an alcohol restricted license.


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