- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A Pima County sheriff’s deputy is hospitalized after being struck by a hit-and-run vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Department says Deputy Jesus Vilvaldo was removing cones from a roadway while working at the Pima County Fair when he was struck Tuesday night.

Vivaldo’s injuries are described as serious but not life-threatening.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, the car that struck Vivaldo drove off but was stopped by deputies.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, hit-and-run and aggravated assault.


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