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Man arrested in fatal pedestrian hit-and-run

Posted: 12:10 PM, Sep 20, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-25 00:13:50Z
Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run
Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run
Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run
Pedestrian seriously injured in hit and run

Tucson police have arrested the suspect of a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian collision that happened Wednesday morning at a bus stop near E. Pima St. and N. Alvernon Way.

The suspect has been identified as 33-year-old Ruben Aulbert Lemon, according to TPD. He was booked into Pima County Jail on one count of hit and run involving death.

A man and woman were struck while sitting at the bus stop by a truck Lemon drove.

Tucson police say the man, 67-year-old Leonard Green, was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital, and the woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

According to a Tucson Police Department media release, the vehicle was a gray 2011 Nissan Titan and driver immediately fled the scene on foot after the accident.