Arrest made in Prichard hit and run

PRICHARD, Ala. (WALA) – Prichard police say an arrest has been made in a hit and run.

They say David Wesley Thornton, 31, of Creola has been charged with attempting to elude police and leaving the scene of an accident with injury.

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Officials said on Friday, July 18, 70-year-old Thomas Hutt was hit by a vehicle while walking across the parking lot of the Cash Saver in Prichard. Hutt’s daughter, Sherry Hutt, said witnesses said he was also run over.

Hutt passed away Thursday, July 30. He was laid to rest Monday, August 4 in Vance, Ala.

since Hutt passed away, the charges against Thornton may be upgraded. The case is under review by the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office.

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