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Police arrest man in March deadly hit-and-run case

Posted at 1:40 PM, Jul 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-05 16:40:25-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police arrested a 58-year-old man in connection with a March hit-and-run in which a bicyclist died.

Police say 58-year-old Juan Urrea drove a Nissan Sentra and hit 70-year-old bicyclist David V. Ramirez near West Ajo Way and Interstate 19 at 6:20 a.m. March 12.

While Ramirez was riding westbound in the curb lane of Ajo Way crossing the freeway, Urrea allegedly hit him from behind. Ramirez died from his injuries.

Urrea faces charges including leaving the scene of a collision with serious injury/death. He was arrested Wednesday and booked into Pima County Jail.