Man arrested in deadly hit and run

- Lawrenceville Police have arrested a man for a deadly hit and run.

Investigators said 79-year-old Tran Hong was walking along the side of Johnson Road Monday, Sept. 10 when she was hit by a U-Haul truck near Daniel Drive. 

Police said after hitting Hong, the U-Haul driver took off, leaving her to die.

"Why?  Why didn't you stop?  I mean, that's it.  It's so simple," said Ronnie Spears, who ran to help Hong after the crash.  "That's a human being." 

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On Monday, investigators arrested 51-year-old Lawrenceville resident Leonard Decouto for the incident. 

He's been charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, felony hit and run and failure to maintain lane.

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