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Tucson man convicted in 2017 crash that killed skateboarder

September 19, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Tucson man has been convicted in a hit-and-run crash that killed a skateboarder last year.

Pima County prosecutors say David Martinez-Campa was found guilty of leaving the scene of an accident after causing serious physical injury or death and tampering with evidence.

His sentencing is scheduled for November.

Martinez-Campa was accused of hitting 21-year-old Michael Hartman with his car in February 2017 and then fleeing the scene.

Hartman died of his injuries about a week later.

The Arizona Daily Star reports police received a tip from a neighbor after the accident and located Martinez-Campa, who turned himself in.

Prosecutors say Martinez-Campa was charged with tampering with evidence for removing the damaged parts from the car with help from a mechanic friend and buying replacement parts online.

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