Suspected Driver, Victim Identified in Deadly Sparks Hit-and-Run

By: Jennifer Hardy Email
By: Jennifer Hardy Email
Mugshot of Adam Walker.

Mugshot of Adam Walker.

Sparks police have made an arrest in a hit-and-run that killed 1 pedestrian on Sparks Blvd.

Police arrested 29-year-old Adam Walker, suspected of hitting 34-year-old Ernest Vargas with his white Ford Explorer on northbound Sparks Blvd around 5 a.m. Thursday before fleeing the scene.

Police were able to locate Walker and his matching white ford Explorer seen by witnesses in the 600 block of Panama Dr in Sparks.

Investigators tell us there is no sidewalk in the area of the accident and believe Vargas may have been walking on the side on the road.


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