Suspect in Deadly Hit & Run In Custody

Suspect in Deadly Hit & Run In Custody

DPS Troopers say the man believed to be responsible for a deadly hit and run accident in Archer County either late Saturday or early Sunday morning, is now in custody.

Trooper Tony Fulton said Jarrod Bruce Smith turned himself in to the Archer County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday morning. He is charged with felony failure to stop and render aid.

The call came in around 6:30 AM on Sunday morning and Troopers discovered the victim, 28 year-old Jeremy Garren, on US 82 about 1 mile West of Mankins.

Trooper Tony Fulton told Newschannel 6 they were looking for a 2009 or 2010 white Dodge Ram truck, with damage to the front left side. Just before 11:00 AM Sunday, Fulton reported they had found the truck.

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