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Man arrested in connection with deadly hit-and-run on FM 1560

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SAN ANTONIO – A man is in custody after hitting a woman with his car and not stopping to help her, police said.

Police arrested 37-year-old Jeffrey James Hale.

An arrest affidavit said officers responded to a call in the 7500 block of FM 1560 North on Aug. 3. A witness said a woman was walking along the street using a flashlight when a car hit her and took off.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers found several pieces of the vehicle at the scene, including a side mirror, which was later matched with the suspect’s vehicle, the affidavit said.

Hale’s bond was set at $20,000.