Arrest made in Gwinnett hit-and-run
GWINNETT COUNTY - Gwinnett County Police have made an arrested in a deadly hit-and-run.
Hakeem Temple was arrested on Saturday and charged with vehicular homicide and failure to stop and render aid.
The news of Temple’s arrest came as family members gathered together for a vigil to remember the victim 28-year-old Amber Harding.
"We were just praying for this and then the phone rang." explained Harding's sister.
Officers told FOX 5 that Harding was crossing South Norcross Tucker Road going east in the crosswalk on October 6th.
Temple was traveling north on South Norcross Tucker Road.
According to investigators, as he approaching the intersection he accelerated to pass through a yellow light. After he struck Harding, he fled the scene.
The Harding family told FOX 5 they are relived an arrest was made, even though that won’t bring their sister back.