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Davis Police make arrest after deadly hit-and-run crash | Update

Police say a truck struck a pedestrian on Olive Drive and drove away.

DAVIS, Calif. — Update: Jan. 4

Davis police have made an arrest after a deadly hit and run that happened Sunday night.

Chief Paul Doroshv said Scott Bryan Ekoniak, 46 of Davis, was booked into the Yolo County Jail on a felony hit-and-run charge but more charges could be on the way. On Monday, police said they found Ekoniak and his vehicle in Sacramento.

Police said Ekoniak is suspected of hitting a male pedestrian on Olive Drive near Richards Boulevard and leaving the scene before police arrived. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Original story:

Davis Police Department officials say they are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed one person on Sunday night.

A truck struck a pedestrian on Olive Drive at around 8 p.m. and drove away from the area, officials say. Police are still searching for the suspect.

Officers say the pedestrian died on the scene of the crash.

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Olive Drive will be closed for several hours as officers investigate, according to department officials.

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