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1 killed, 3 injured in Denver hit-and-run

6:21 PM, Dec 25, 2013   |    comments
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DENVER - One man was arrested in a fatal Denver hit-and-run crash that killed one person and injured three others - including two children - early Wednesday morning, Denver Police said.

Police said the woman driving the minivan died from her injuries. The two-vehicle crash happened at Peoria and 51st streets just before 12:30 a.m.

Witnesses told police the driver and passenger of the SUV involved took off running. One man was later arrested.

The two kids in the minivan were taken to the hospital, but their injuries were not life threatening.  

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

The man arrested was later identified as Johnny Gilbert, 37. He is facing charges of investigation of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault and felony hit and run.

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