Suspect arrested in fatal hit and run

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Fontana Police Department
Chief William Green
Service with Integrity

Press Release

Suspect arrested in fatal hit and run 

Jonathan Rodriguez

On 05-27-20 at approximately 9:41 pm the Fontana Police Department responded to a traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.  The driver fled the scene of the collision and the vehicle (white 2001 Ford Taurus) was found unoccupied a short distance away from the scene.  Officers arrived and found the 55 year old male victim.  The pedestrian later succumbed to his injuries. The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was riding his motorized wheelchair on Foothill Blvd prior to the collision. Anyone with information related to this case, please contact Fontana PD’s Traffic Unit at (909) 350-7770.

The suspect later arrived at the Fontana Police Department to turn himself in.  He was identified as Jonathan Rodriguez, a 31 year old male and a resident of Fontana. 

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