Hit & Run


A 26 year-old Colorado Springs man is dead after getting hit by a truck.

The accident happened Friday night at the intersection of Bijou and Tejon.

Joel Simpson was running across Bijou when a 1997 burgundy Ford Expedition was traveling on a green light.

Police say Stoney Ray Garcia hit Simpson but did not stop and left the accident area.

Garcia is in jail on charges of accident involving death and duty to report accidents.

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