Woman arrested in fatal hit-and-run crash on I-225

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DENVER — A 30-year-old Denver woman was arrested late Sunday in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash, the Aurora Police Department said.

Tashima Littleton was allegedly driving near the 2700 block of Interstate 225 about 8:30 p.m. when she struck a man who was crossing the southbound lanes, APD said.

Littleon initially fled the scene, but was caught after a witness followed her and gave police her license plate number, police said.

Detectives said Littleton was thought to be intoxicated, though the investigation is ongoing.

The man, whose name wasn’t released, was pronounced dead at a hospital.