Saturday Night Nogales Highway Fatal Hit & Run Suspect Arrested

36-year-old Dimas Leon Mariscal for one count of leaving the scene of an accident involving serious injury or death.

Deputies have located the suspect vehicle from Saturday night’s South Nogales Highway fatal hit and run, and have arrested 36-year-old Dimas Leon Mariscal for one count of leaving the scene of an accident involving serious injury or death. Traffic Unit investigators have also identified the victim in last night’s accident as 50-year-old Scott Allen Brown. This investigation is ongoing.

Witnesses stated a small blue pick up truck struck a horse and its rider; both are deceased.

Deputies searched for the truck which was last seen southbound from the scene. The truck has significant damage to the front end.

As a result, both directions of travel were closed on Nogales Highway.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call 9–1-1. You can also submit an anonymous tip, with the potential for a reward, by text, phone, or by going to 88-CRIME.org

1 Comment on "Saturday Night Nogales Highway Fatal Hit & Run Suspect Arrested"

  1. one question I have is what are you doing riding your horse down the Nogales Highway at night.

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