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Hit and Run Accident in Pasco Turns Fatal

PASCO, WA - The woman involved in a hit and run accident died over night at Kadlec Medical Center in Richland.

57 year-old Louise Stephenson-Brown was attempting to cross the seven-hundred block of West Court Street when she was struck by a car.

The driver of that vehicle fled the scene but Pasco Police now confirm they have a man in custody.

Police received information about a silver Toyota Camry being involved. They say 29-year-old Martel Verda Aguilar was behind the wheel of the Camry that killed Stephenson-Brown.

Aguilar was arrested this afternoon and is being charged with vehicular assault.