Man arrested for hit and run to appear in court

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

A man facing charges in a fatal hit and run accident over the weekend will appear in court on Friday.

Kent Phouangmalay was arrested for leaving the scene of a fatal accident and operating while intoxicated.

According to our reporting partners, the 21 year-old posted bond on Monday.

He is accused of striking Frank Nelson, 73, near Concord Mall. Nelson died as a result of the crash, which two off-duty officers witnessed.

They followed Phouangmalay into the JC Penney parking lot where he was taken into custody.


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