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Arrest made, two more subjects sought in deadly hit-and-run

Published: Jun. 7, 2021 at 11:24 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 6:06 PM CDT
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MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: Midland police say they are looking to identify two more subjects in connection with Sunday’s deadly hit-and-run.

Anyone with information on the subjects shown below is asked to call the MPD non-emergency line at 432-685-7108 or Midland Crime Stoppers at 694-TIPS in reference to MPD case#210606005.

Midland police are looking to identify these two subjects in connection with Sunday's deadly...
Midland police are looking to identify these two subjects in connection with Sunday's deadly hit-and-run.(Midland Police Department)

PUBLIC HELP NEEDED The Midland Police Department is requesting the publics assistance in identifying the subjects...

Posted by Midland Police Department on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

UPDATE: A driver has been arrested following Sunday’s deadly hit-and-run.

Armando Barba, 19, has been charged with accident involving death, a second-degree felony, and tampering with physical evidence, a third-degree felony.

According to the Midland Police Department, Barba was found and arrested at the Airline Mobile Home Park thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip.

Armando Barba, 19.
Armando Barba, 19.(Midland County Jail)

Midland police say that a man has died after he was hit by a car over the weekend.

The victim has been identified as Theron Brown, 23.

According to the Midland Police Department, officers responded to the 3100 block of West Industrial at 12:23 a.m. on Sunday for a report of an accident involving a pedestrian.

Police found a man, identified as Brown, who was walking in the middle of the road when he was hit by a car. The car, a 2006-2009 Mercury Grand Marquis, tungsten gray in color, drove away from the scene.

Brown was taken to the hospital, where he passed away from his injuries.

According to MPD, the car involved in the hit-and-run should have damage to its front bumper and headlight area. The damage is believed to be on the front passenger side of the vehicle.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the MPD non-emergency line at 432-685-7108 or Midland Crime Stoppers at 432-694-TIPS.

A GoFundMe page has been started to help pay for funeral expenses.

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