Nogales fire fighter laid to rest

Nogales firefighter, Sterling Lytle, was laid to rest yesterday in Tucson. Lytle, age 25, was taken off of life support July 3 after he was run over in a parking lot on Alvernon Way in Tucson.

The driver of vehicle ran over Lytle and then sped off following an apparent confrontation. The unknown driver had been following him and a friend.

Fire departments from all over Southern Arizona attened the memorial service.

Lytle graduated in 2005 from Catalina Magnet High School. He joined the Nogales Fire Department seven months ago, and was employed as EMT and firefighter.

Authorities are still searching for the driver who hit Lytle and then drove away, he’s described as a Hispanic man who was last seen driving an orange, 2003 to 2005 Chevrolet Silverado truck or an Avalanche with front end damage. A $26,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case, you can call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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