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Hit-and-run driver found in Warren County
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Officials with the Tennessee Highway Patrol have arrested the man wanted in a fatal hit-and-run crash.
The wreck happened Monday in Coffee County on U.S. Highway 41. Officials said the victim was struck and killed while checking his mailbox.
Smithville resident Shelton G. Martin II was arrested Tuesday night at a home in Warren County.
Authorities had been looking for the driver of a champagne-colored Mitsubishi Galant between the years 1999-2003. A mirror from that type of vehicle was left behind at the scene of the fatal collision.
According to reports, the suspect was believed to be at a home at 140 Alva Jones Road in Warren County. Officials confirmed a vehicle at that home was the one believed to be involved in the accident.
State troopers were notified about the tip and went to the home to arrest the driver and secure the vehicle. Martin was taken into custody around 7 p.m. Tuesday. He was taken to the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the Highway Patrol, Arthur Mantone, 79, of Hillsboro was killed when he crossed the highway to check his mail around 2:30 p.m. Monday.