Hobbs police arrest man for fatal hit and run

Created: 05/25/2014 1:01 PM
By: Mike Anderson, KOB Eyewitness News 4

Hobbs police say they were sent to the 4100 block of North Lovington Highway Saturday evening for reports of a man lying in the middle of the road.

They found 57 year old Henry Padilla deceased with injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle.

Witnesses gave police a vehicle description and license plate numner.

The vehicle and driver were found by Lovington Police.

The drive, 60 year old Jose Losoya was charged with Homicide by Vehicle and leaving the scene of an accident.

He was booked into the Hobbs city jail on a $20,000 bond.

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