EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a 57-year-old Gary man in a fatal hit-and-run crash in East Chicago.
East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker says the man was arrested Saturday night. He says police obtained a search warrant to test the man's blood alcohol content.
The (Munster) Times (http://bit.ly/1GD4oMp ) reports 52-year-old Scott Tess of East Chicago was struck in the hit-and-run crash Saturday night. He was taken to a hospital, where he died of blunt force trauma.
Formal charges are expected to be filed against the Gary man on Monday.