DURHAM, NC (WRAL) – A Durham man was arrested Wednesday and charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash last month.
Authorities said Salvador Omar Sanchez, 44, of Chalk Level Road, was driving home from work on June 20 when he experienced problems with his vehicle and parked it in a nearby parking lot.
He was walking home around 2:40 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle as he was walking across North Duke Street, between Horton Road and Fairfield Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Rudy Alexander Ascencio, 29, of Durham was charged Wednesday with felony hit-and-run causing serious injury or death in connection with the case.
Ascencio was being held under $20,000 bond.