PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) -- Pueblo Police say a person is in custody after a hit-and-run crash that killed a Black Hills Energy employee who was working near Elizabeth Street and Patty Drive Tuesday.
The crash happened around noon; police tell KRDO that the worker was walking across a crosswalk when he was hit. The Pueblo County Coroner identified the victim as 52-year-old Patrick J. Rodrigues.
Pueblo police say the driver, 21-year-old Jarrett Clark Bragg, was driving south in the northbound lanes when he jumped the curb and struck the employee.
Police say Bragg then crashed into a culvert nearby and tried to run away on foot before he was caught by an off-duty police officer.
Bragg faces a slew of charges, including Failure to Remain at the Scene of an Accident Involving Death, Careless Driving Resulting in Death, and Driving Under Revocation (Driver’s License).
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