UPDATE: Suspect arrested following hit-and-run crash in Tucson

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Published: Sep. 2, 2023 at 9:19 PM MST|Updated: Sep. 6, 2023 at 1:48 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The Tucson Police Department announced the arrest of a suspect in a hit-and-run crash on Tucson’s south side late Saturday, Sept. 2.

The Tucson Police Department said 69-year-old Blaza Ortiz Carbajal was killed in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of South Tucson Boulevard and East Bilby Road.

On Tuesday, September 5, officers identified the involved driver as 25-year-old Saul Isaias Del Cid-Salazar and took him into custody.

He now faces charges of manslaughter, failure to remain at the scene of a fatal collision, criminal damage, and two counts of felony endangerment.

He is being held on a $700,000 bond.

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