26-Year-Old Man Killed in Fatal Crash on Gates Way Road

TUCSON, AZ (April 15, 2022) – Tuesday morning, David Moreno was killed and Alex Maldonado was arrested after a hit-and-run on Kinney Road.

Authorities responded to the scene around 8:00 a.m., near Gates Way Road.

First responders arrived and located Moreno laying on the road with injuries consistent with being hit by a vehicle. Due to the extent of his condition, medics pronounced 26-year-old Moreno dead at the scene.

Investigators say the suspect driver fled the scene without contacting police. Following preliminary investigations, officers said Maldonado was driving the involved Dodge Charger.

As a result, crews located and arrested 21-year-old Alex Maldonado around 11:30 a.m., on August 10th. The driver was charged with failure to remain at the scene of the incident. He is currently being held at the Santa Cruz County Jail.

The team at Sweet James would like to take this opportunity to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of David Moreno. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

Losing someone in a car accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that the death of a loved one can leave a lasting impact on your emotional and financial well-being, and they are here to help. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. Let them help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the welfare of your family. Moreover, call their office today (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free and confidential case evaluation. Click here to request a police report.

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