Jan 26, 2014 10:43 AM by Associated Press

Police ID man killed in hit-and-run in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) - Police in Phoenix have arrested the girlfriend of a man who died after being hit by a car while out walking.

Sgt. Trent Crump says 20-year-old Jacob Rice was walking on a path near 27th Avenue and Westland Road early Saturday when he was struck by a car that left the roadway.

Crump says investigators have arrested Rice's girlfriend, whose name has not been released.

Police have booked her on one count of leaving the scene of a fatal collision.

Police say initial reports indicated the driver in the incident fled the scene without notifying authorities or trying to administer aid.


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