Suspect arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run in Glendale

Suspect arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run in Glendale
PD: Man arrested in deadly hit-and-run involving a bicyclist in Glendale
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GLENDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) — Glendale Police officials say a man has been arrested, in connection with a hit & run crash in late March that resulted with the death of a 32-year-old man.

Glendale Police Department investigators were able to identify Rodriguez as the driver with the help of anonymous tips, according to a city of Glendale press release.

Glendale Police arrest man in connection with deadly March hit & run

According to a statement released Wednesday afternoon, Police arrested 39-year-old Margarito Valencia Rodriguez this month. Rodriguez is accused of leaving the scene of an accident causing death, along with misdemeanor charges of providing a false name, and driving on a suspended license.

Arrest made in fatal March hit-and-run involving bicyclist in Glendale

The incident, according to the statement, happened on the 4800 block of W. Camelback on the night of March 29. The victim, identified as 32-year-old Cleon Baker, died on April 30 due to complications from injuries he suffered during the accident.

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