MIDLAND, TX – A 19-year-old man is behind bars after he was arrested in connection to a fatal hit-and-run on Sunday.
The preliminary investigation revealed Brown was walking in the middle of the road when he was struck by a tungsten gray Mercury Grand Marquis. Brown would succumb to his injuries at a local hospital/
The driver of the vehicle, 19-year-old Armando Barba, drove away from the scene of the accident.
Barba was arrested at the Airline Mobile Home Park after authorities received a Crime Stoppers tip.
Barba was charged with two counts: accident involving death, a second-degree felony, and tampering with physical evidence, a third-degree felony.