Driver arrested after fatal crash in St. Petersburg

Pinellas County
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The St. Petersburg Police Department has arrested a man they say was the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man on March 16th.

The incident occurred on Central Ave at 28th Street North.

Police say, Dwight Horne, 48, was driving his Ford F150 pickup truck when he hit a 74-year-old James Igler who was attempting to cross 28th Street and drove away. Igler died from his injuries.

Police say Horne did not stop, however, St.Petersburg police did locate him 35 blocks away. 

Horne has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death. 

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