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DUI driver arrested for deadly hit-and-run crash in Selma

SELMA, California (KFSN) – A man was killed when he was hit by a vehicle in Selma on Friday night.

The California Highway Patrol says it happened after 10:30 p.m. in Rose and Highland.

The driver of a Nissan Versa on Rose Avenue hit a 58-year-old pedestrian walking in the west lane of Rose.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The CHP recognized the driver as 27-year-old Pedro Epigmeneo Cortez from Selma.

After the clash, the CHP says Cortez did not stop to help the victim and did not call for help before leaving the scene.

After an investigation, the suspicious vehicle was located near the spot.

Cortez was found by deputies in his home and was under the influence of alcohol.

He was remanded in custody in Fresno County on DUI felony charges.

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