Suspect arrested in fatal hit-and-run on Fry Road

Date of Occurance: 3/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Type of Case: Failure to Stop an Render Aid
Case #: HC150031169
Location: Fry Rd and Tealbrook Dr
Complainant: unknown
Suspect/Defendant: Joseph Stratton
Notification of Next of Kin: Medical Examiner
Person Notified:
Date and Time: 2/28/2015 6:56:00 AM
Approved for Release: V. Garcia
Title: Accident Investigator
Details: On Feb. 28 at approximately 6:56 PM the unknown victim was walking on Fry Road at Tealbrook Drive. Joseph Stratton was driving his 2012 Dodge Challenger northbound on Fry Rd., approaching Tealbrook Dr. in the right lane. Stratton struck the victim and fled the scene. The Complainant was transported to North Cypress Medical Center and was pronounced dead. Stratton made one stop and then went home and called his parents. His parents advised him to return to the scene. Stratton then called 911 and was advised by dispatch to return to the scene. Joseph Stratton returned to the accident scene 43 minutes after the initial crash. Stratton was arrested for Failure to Stop an Render Aid, a second-degree felony.

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