Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run accident

Posted at 11:12 PM, Oct 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-29 10:45:41-04

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Friday, shortly after 8:30 p.m., at 39th Street and Broadway Avenue. 

Officials said the driver, a sole occupant in the vehicle, fled the scene. 

An officer who witnessed the crash followed the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. 

The driver, 34-year-old Sotero Morales-Perez, was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a crash and driving without a license. 

Alcohol is suspected and additional charges are pending.

The victim's has been identified as 56-year-old Anthony Gibson.