Man jailed after auto-pedestrian crash kills 1 in St. George

Police arrested a person for the investigation of car murder after a deadly auto-pedestrian crash Wednesday in St. George. (Ravell Name, Deseret Information)

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ST. GEORGE — One man is lifeless and one other is in jail after a deadly auto-pedestrian crash Wednesday.

Round 6:45 a.m., officers had been known as to the scene of a automobile crash close to 1300 W. Sundown Blvd., based on a information launch from the St. George Police Division.

They discovered {that a} automobile had hit a person in his 60s whereas the person was making an attempt to cross Sundown Boulevard. A crash reconstruction group believes the person was making an attempt to stroll south from the nook of 1300 West when he was struck by the automobile, based on police.

The person, whose identify has not been launched, was pronounced lifeless on the scene as a consequence of his accidents.

Police say the motive force of the automobile stayed on the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Melvin Garcia Gomez, of St. George, was later arrested and booked into jail for the investigation of car murder, failing to yield to a pedestrian and driving and not using a license, based on the discharge and jail reserving information.

The report states the arrest was “immediately associated to the outcomes of the (driving underneath the affect) investigation.”

Formal prices in opposition to Garcia Gomez have but to be filed at Washington County’s fifth District Court docket.

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