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UPDATE: Man arrested for weekend hit and run accident in Longview

Jonathan Soto Estrada. Photo Source: Longview Police Department. Jonathan Soto Estrada. Photo Source: Longview Police Department.

UPDATE: On August 7, 2011 police arrested 21 year-old Jonathan Soto Estrada of Longview for Accident Involving Serious Bodily Injury or Death. Estrada's arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by Longview Police in connection with the hit and run of a man earlier that morning in the 200 Block of Magnolia Lane.  The victim has been identified as 37 year-old Charles Edward Leatch.  Leach remains in a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Estrada's bond has been set at $50,000.00. 

Released by the Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - Longview Police say just before 6:00 this morning a man was struck by a hit and run driver in the 200 block of Magnolia Lane. 

The victim was walking with a friend on Magnolia, near Horseshoe Lane, when an unknown assailant struck him with a vehicle.  The vehicle, possibly a dark-colored Pontiac Grand Prix, struck the man and fled the scene.  The suspect vehicle will have damage to the car's front end.  

The victim, who is not being identified for now, was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Detectives are asking for anyone with information about this hit and run to contact Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP or online atwww.greggcountycrimestoppers.com.  A reward of up to $1000.00 may be paid for information leading to the arrest of the suspect in this case.  Any information given will remain confidential.

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