A motorcyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver Thursday night, Sept. 15 at the intersection of South Peasley Canyon Road and West Valley Highway South. COURTESY PHOTO, Auburn Police

A motorcyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver Thursday night, Sept. 15 at the intersection of South Peasley Canyon Road and West Valley Highway South. COURTESY PHOTO, Auburn Police

Two men die in two separate hit-and-runs in Auburn

Police arrest suspect in one of the Sept. 14 crashes

Two men were killed in two separate hit-and-run crashes in Auburn on the night of Thursday, Sept. 15.

Auburn Police arrested a suspect in one incident, but continue to investigate the second.

At around 8:40 p.m. Sept. 15, a man was hit and killed by a car driving southbound near the 4500 block of Auburn Way North. A suspect in this hit-and-run has not been identified, according to Auburn Police.

Then at approximately 9:15 p.m., only 35 minutes after the first hit-and-run, an adult male motorcyclist was hit and killed at the intersection of South Peasley Canyon Road and West Valley Highway South.

A few hours later, police located the suspect vehicle in the second hit-and-run and took the driver into custody, according to Auburn Police.




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