UPDATE: Doth PD Make Hit and Run Arrest

UPDATE 2:46pm- The Dothan Police Department has made an arrest of a person wanted in a fatal hit and run accident Tuesday night.

• Ladarius Ward, black male, 21 years of age, of Keating Road was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Injuries with bond being established later today.
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Dothan Police are searching for the driver of a car involved in a fatal hit and run last night.

About 7:30 last night, a motorcycle traveling west bound in the 3600 block of the Ross Clark Circle.

Investigators say at 2003 Mitsubishi Galant pulled onto the Circle from a driveway into the path of the motorcycle.

The motorcycle collided with the car and the driver landed in the road.

Police say the man was then hit by a 2001 Ford Expedition that was unable to avoid him.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital but later died.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing and the name of the victim is expected to be released after all appropriate notifications are made.

Witnesses first told police that both drivers had fled the scene... but the driver of the Expedition contacted police immediately after the crash and is not expected to face any charges.

Investigators are still searching for the driver of the Mitsubishi and are talking to witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dothan Police Department.


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