57-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Hit-and-Run near Campbell Avenue

TUCSON, AZ (August 29, 2022) – Wednesday, police responded to a crash that claimed the life of Martin Rolando Batista.

The incident happened on August 17th, involving 57-year-old Batista and 43-year-old Armando Morales. Police discovered Batista lying in a desert lot near East 36th Street and South Campbell Avenue. According to reports, Batista’s injuries were consistent with having been struck by a vehicle.

On August 23rd, officials arrested Morales in connection with the hit-and-run that killed Batista. Morales was charged with failure to remain at the scene, with a $50,000 bond. However, further investigations could lead to more charges.

Meanwhile, the cause of the crash has not yet been determined. Further investigations are still underway.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Martin Rolando Batista. May you find strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

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