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Fatal Hit-and-Run Remains Unsolved

Fatal Hit-and-Run Remains Unsolved

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(KSL News) -- A fatal hit-and-run in Ogden remains unsolved. Sunday morning, a car hit a man who was crossing 22nd Street and Wall Avenue.

A witness says the driver stepped on the brakes then took off, and then pulled in to a nearby Chevron parking lot before taking off again.

Police say had the driver stopped, she probably wouldn't be facing any criminal charges.

Fatal Hit-and-Run Remains Unsolved

Lieutenant Scott Sangberg said, "We could probably rectify that decision a little bit if she would come forward."

Police believe the victim is 53-year-old Jaime Ortega. They say he was homeless and possibly drinking the night he died.

The driver is described as a heavy-set woman with blond hair, driving a blue or turquoise Hyundai Tiburon.

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