Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX


July 25, 2012

Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run

By CHRIS AGEEcagee@mineralwellsindex.com

Mineral Wells police say an arrest was made late Wednesday afternoon in the fatal hit-and-run earlier in the day of David Valtier.

Police decliend Wednesday evening to release the name of the person arrested, saying details would be made public Thursday.

Officers were dispatched to the 4300 block of U.S. Highway 180 East at 12:48 a.m. Wednesday in response to a report of someone laying in the roadway.Valtier was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators determined Valtier was riding his bicycle westbound on U.S. 180 in the far right lane when he was apparently struck by a vehicle, which then left the scene. Valtier had just his job in Wolters Industrial Park and was heading home when he was struck, police said.

See more on this story in Thursday's Index.

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