Two men in custody in connection with fatal hit and run
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Deputies have two men in custody in connection with a fatal hit and run accident early Thursday morning that killed a 64-year-old man.
Deputies tell KGUN9 the fatal accident involved a bicyclist near Irvington and Mission. The bicyclist has been identified as 64-year-old John Akers.
Witness descriptions allowed deputies to locate the vehicle that hit Akers, and investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Deputies also identified a second suspect involved in the crash, and the Sheriff's Department is working with the County Attorney to file appropriate charges for both suspects.