MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

November 3, 2012

Man killed in BA hit-and-run crash, arrest made


Associated Press

— BROKEN ARROW — Police in Broken Arrow have arrested a suspect in the fatal hit and run of a pedestrian.

Authorities said Saturday that 43-year-old Robert Wallace Pitcher of Broken Arrow was killed when he was struck late Friday night.

Police said investigators arrested 24-year-old Christopher Lee Lange of Coweta, who was allegedly driving the vehicle.

Investigators said the vehicle involved was likely a Chevrolet S-10 pickup or Blazer that was damaged in the collision. Broken Arrow police say Lange was driving an S-10 that had damage consistent with the fatal crash.

The accident is still under investigation.