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Leaking antifreeze leads to Utah hit-and-run suspect

Apr 5, 2022, 2:11 PM | Updated: Jun 20, 2022, 12:44 pm

This truck is suspected to have been involved in a hit-and-run collision in Marriott-Slaterville, U...

This truck is suspected to have been involved in a hit-and-run collision in Marriott-Slaterville, Utah. (Weber County Sheriff's Office)

(Weber County Sheriff's Office)

MARRIOTT-SLATERVILLE, Utah — A trail of antifreeze led Utah deputies to arrest a hit-and-run suspect.

According to the Weber County Sheriff’s Office, there was a hit-and-run collision when a truck hit a parked car and didn’t stop.

After the collision at 279 S., 1200 West in Marriott-Slaterville, responding deputies followed a trail of antifreeze. The trail led investigating deputies to a red truck parked at the One 9 Fuel Stop on 12th Street, not far from the reported crash.

The trail took them to a red truck that had clear damage to the front right side.

“The driver was booked into jail,” Weber County Sheriff’s Office said on its Facebook page. It did not release the name of the suspect.

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Leaking antifreeze leads to Utah hit-and-run suspect