Suspect in Fatal Easter Sunday Hit-and-Run Arrested
April 6, 2021
PHOENIX, AZ – Police have arrested the woman they believe is responsible for a fatal hit-and-run collision that took place at a North Phoenix intersection on Easter Sunday, 12 News reports.
Authorities allege that Melissa J. Truax struck a woman near the intersection of E Cactus Road and N Cave Creek Road and then fled the scene. The unidentified victim died because of the collision.
Police later arrested Truax at home. She faces unspecified charges.
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