(Man hit by a vehicle)….The vehicle fled the scene.
The man suffered fatal injuries. Yuma County Sheriff’s Department received the call at 8:39 Sunday night. A witness reported the incident at Highway 95, east of Avenue H. A passerby described the suspect vehicle as a red SUV. They also provided Deputies with a license plate number and said the vehicle had some front-end damage. Officials say the vehicle was later found at a house in San Luis. They say the investigation determined the vehicle was heading south on the Highway, going towards Somerton. The pedestrian was walking on the south side of the Highway when he was hit. Deputies arrested 42-year-old Margarita Belen. She was booked into the Yuma County Adult Detention Center and charged with leaving the scene of a fatality accident. They say the victim had no identification and remains unidentified. He was described as a white male between 20 and 30 years of age. Sheriff’s office is asking anyone with any information to contact their department.