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Police arrest man in connection with fatal hit-and-run

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Posted at 9:21 PM, Nov 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-30 23:21:47-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Police have arrested a man in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed a 73-year-old man Monday night.

Deryk Robeldo, 19, has been arrested and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail, and he faces charges of second-degree felony hit-and-run as well as third-degree felony obstruction of justice.

Monday’s accident caused the death of 73-year-old Gerano Zaragoza-Valencia.

According to information from the Salt Lake City Police Department, Robeldo was arrested at his parents home in Salt Lake City, and his vehicle was recovered in Woods Cross.