VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police said they have arrested and charged 26-year-old Tyeler Hutton with several charges relating to a serious hit and run crash that happened in the early morning hours on New Year's Day.
The crash happened just after 1:30 a.m. on January 1 at the intersection of South Independence Boulevard and Bonney Road.
Police said it was a two-car accident that involved a white Dodge Durango and a gray Ford Focus. Hutton, the driver of the Durango, reportedly ran away from the scene, while the driver of the Ford Focus, 40-year-old Thomas Hitt, sustained life-threatening injuries.
Hitt later died as a result of his injuries on January 1.
Hutton is charged with felony hit and run resulting in death, reckless driving, driving on a suspended/revoked operators license, no seatbelt and possession/transport of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Police said he was denied bond.