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Driver of fatal accident arrested

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SUNNYSIDE, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says a man who ran from the scene of a fatal crash over the weekend has been arrested. 21 year old Jose Javier Peralta-Martinez from Toppenish has been booked into the Yakima County Jail. Peralta-Martinez was driving on East Factory Road in Sunnyside on Sunday when he lost control and rolled the car killing 20 year old Nicholas Alfredo Marez of Sunnyside. Troopers say drugs or alcohol were involved and speed was a factor. Charges are pending.