Bradley Schaffer Arrested after Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision on North Craycroft Road

TUCSON, AZ (May 18, 2022) – Friday morning, Rhett Wilbur was pronounced dead after a hit-and-run on East Sunrise Drive.

The fatal incident occurred around 6:30 a.m., near North Craycroft Road on May 13.

For reasons under investigation, the driver of a passing vehicle struck Wilbur and fled the scene.

Despite life-saving efforts, medical personnel later pronounced 52-year-old Wilbur dead at the scene.

In addition, officer took 35-year-old Bradley Schaffer into custody after locating a damaged vehicle in the area.

According to reports, police charged Schaffer with hit-and-run and driving under the influence. Officers later booked him into the Pima County jail.

Crews closed the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James would like to offer their sincere condolences to the family and friends of Rhett Wilbur.

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