Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fatal Broadway Pedestrian Collision

Detectives from the Tucson Police Department Traffic Investigations Unit have furthered the investigation into last month’s fatal hit and run collision involving a pedestrian arresting Byron Horton. The detectives received a tip from a community member who learned about the incident on the local news and was able to provide them with information on a possible suspect and suspect vehicle.

The pedestrian killed in yesterday’s fatal hit and run collision was identified as 65-year-old Sook Ja Park.

The suspect was identified as 43-year-old Byron Horton. The detectives located a silver 2016 Dodge Journey associated to Mr. Horton at a local body shop that had damage consistent with the collision.

Officers located Mr. Horton and detained him without incident. He was arrested for Hit and Run Involving a Death, a Class 2 Felony. He was transported and booked into the Pima County Jail.

Original Article:

Tucson Police Investigating Fatal Hit And Run On East Side

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