- Associated Press - Sunday, March 8, 2015

SPANAWAY, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Patrol says a Tacoma man has died in a fiery crash near Spanaway and a driver who ran from the scene has been arrested.

The patrol says 50-year-old Todd Morose was killed Saturday night when a pickup truck crossed the center line on State Route 507 and hit his SUV head-on. The pickup truck rolled and caught fire.

Trooper Guy Gill says a detective found a man “hiding in the woods” several hours after the collision and he admitted to running from the scene.

Matthew Haygood, of Roy, was booked into Pierce County Jail Sunday morning on investigation of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, hit-and-run and driving under the influence.

He was injured in the crash, along with Morose’s three passengers, a 50-year-old woman and two children.



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