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Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run near Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities say a man is dead after a hit-and-run accident
in Catalina, outside of Tucson.

Pima County Sheriff’s officials identify the victim as 22-year-old Jacob Lee

Deputies responded to a report of a man down on a Catalina street about 7:30
a.m. Tuesday and found Wyckoff lying on the dirt shoulder against a fence.

Investigators say evidence shows Wyckoff had apparently been struck by a

Authorities later located the vehicle believed involved in the accident and
arrested 24-year-old Andrew R. Perez.

They say Perez has been booked into the county’s Adult Detention Center on
suspicion of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

Investigators say the ingestion of prescription medication may have been a
factor in the accident.

Authorities didn’t immediately know Tuesday if Perez had an attorney.


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