Police: Arrest Made In Fatal Hit-&-Run In Daytona Beach

By on February 7, 2018 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – Update: The Daytona Beach Police Department says a 63-year-old man has been arrested in connection to Wednesday morning’s fatal hit-and-run.

Juan Correa told police that he had consumed six or seven beers before the incident.

(Correa’s mugshot courtesy DBPD)

Earlier Reporting:

The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred near the intersection of S. Nova Rd. and Forest Glen Blvd.

At around 7 AM on Wednesday, DBPD Motors Unit officers responded to the scene after receiving reports of a body lying on the east side of the road. Police uncovered that the white female victim was 35-year-old Rusty Bovee, of Daytona Beach. Reports indicate that her next-of-kin has been notified.

Daytona Beach police have identified a vehicle of interest in the fatal hit and run. Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a 2006-2009 maroon Mitsubishi Raider with heavy front-end damage and a toolbox in the bed of the truck.

(Photo of a similar truck to the vehicle of interest courtesy of the DBPD)

The passenger side headlight is missing, and the rims are believed to be a dark color. The truck was last seen driving eastbound on Bellevue Ave. and Dr. Martin L. King Blvd. If you see this vehicle, you are asked to text “DBTIPS” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or log on to www.dbpd.us to submit Anonymous Web Tips.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2018.

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