Columbia hit-and-run suspect surrenders to police - WKRN News 2

Columbia hit-and-run suspect surrenders to police

Posted: Updated: Nov 28, 2012 6:16 PM CST
Jason Strickland, 22, is charged with reckless vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatality accident and failure to stop and render aid. Jason Strickland, 22, is charged with reckless vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatality accident and failure to stop and render aid.
Benito Fuentez, 62, was struck and killed Wednesday morning. Benito Fuentez, 62, was struck and killed Wednesday morning.
COLUMBIA, Tenn. -

A 22-year-old man involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Columbia on Wednesday morning turned himself into police.

Jason Strickland is charged with reckless vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatality accident and failure to stop and render aid after he struck 62-year-old Benito Fuentez.

Fuentez's body was discovered shortly before 7 a.m. in the 2900 block of Campbellsville Pike south of Edge Park Court.

Investigators determined Fuentez walked to work each morning down Campbellsville Pike and had left his residence at approximately 3 a.m.

Strickland is being held in the Maury County jail.

His bond amount was not immediately known.

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