Arrest made in hit-and-run fatality in St. George

Arturo Morales Garcia, 36, was booked Tuesday in the Washington County Corrections facility in the Saturday evening hit-and-run fatal in St. George. (Photo: Washington County Corrections)

(KUTV) - Arturo Morales Garcia, 36, of LaVerkin, has been arrested in St. George for the hit and run death of Bettina Abraham, 53.

Washington County Dispatch received a call from a resident Saturday evening saying a woman’s body was lying on Dixie Drive in St. George. The woman turned out to be Abraham.

St. George Police said the woman was pushing a cart on the east side of the roadway when she was struck by the Garcia.

The LaVerkin man was booked Tuesday into the Washington County Corrections facility for driving with a suspended-revoked license for alcohol or drugs and leaving the scene in a death accident. He also on an immigration hold.

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