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Arrest made in fatal hit and run on Forrest Rd., Gleason Ave.

Arrest made in fatal hit and run on Forrest Rd., Gleason Ave.
Arrest made in fatal hit and run on Forrest Rd., Gleason Ave.(Source: Columbus Police Department)
Published: Aug. 30, 2021 at 4:13 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A suspect has been arrested in the fatal hit and run that occurred on Forrest Road and Gleason Avenue just over a week ago.

On August 22, at approximately 3:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to the intersection of Forrest Road and Gleason Avenue in reference to a car accident. Upon arrival, officers discovered that an accident involving three vehicles had occurred.

A male driver and female passenger had injuries from the accident and were transported to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital by EMS.

According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, the male victim, identified as 20-year-old Wanya Wise, died Wednesday, August 25 at approximately 12:41 p.m.

During the investigation, probable cause was established, and warrants were issued for the arrest of David Stinson.

On August 30, David Stinson was arrested and charged with homicide by vehicle, serious injury by vehicle, 2 counts of hit and run(Felony), hit and run(Misdemeanor), driving while license is suspended, no proof of insurance, and failure to yield.

David Stinson is scheduled to appear in Recorder’s Court on September 1 at 9:00 a.m.

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