- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

SAN LUIS, Ariz. (AP) - Yuma County authorities have arrested a woman in a deadly hit-and-run and say the victim has been identified as a North Carolina man.

Sheriff’s deputies were called out Sunday when an SUV hit a pedestrian on Highway 95.

A passer-by was able to provide them with a description and the license plate number of a vehicle that might have been involved.

A short time later, San Luis police spotted the damaged vehicle.

They say 42-year-old Margarita Belen was interviewed and arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of a deadly accident.

The investigation revealed the pedestrian was struck while he was walking along on the side of the highway.

Authorities say the victim has been identified as 24-year-old Joshua Wesley Wynn of North Carolina. His hometown wasn’t immediately available Tuesday.

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