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Man arrested in fatal pedestrian hit-and-run

Posted at 11:10 AM, Sep 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-24 20:13:50-04

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.