GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – After more than eight months, police say they have found and arrested the person responsible for a hit and run crash that left one man dead.READ MORE: Crowley ISD Dropping Mask Mandate As COVID-19 Case Numbers In School District Drop
The crash happened in April of 2016. It was then police say they found a man had been hit by a vehicle in the 5500 block of Lyons Road. The man, 51-year-old Gary Edward Nawrocki, was hit while he was walking in the roadway and the person driving the vehicle responsible fled the scene.
It was alter that investigators identified the vehicle involved as a white Nissan Murano. After that, they soon discovered that the driver of that midsize SUV was Raphael Orji.READ MORE: Mavericks Fans Must Bring COVID-19 Vaccine Card Or Proof Of Negative Test To Attend Dallas' Home Opener
Orji, 52, was arrested this week and charged with failing to stop and render aid in an incident that resulted in death and Tampering with Evidence.
Orji was taken to the Dallas County Jail and has been released on bond.MORE NEWS: Gas Leak Shuts Down 2 Blocks In Downtown Fort Worth, 1 Building Evacuated
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