HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - Police in Hot Springs are investigating a hit and run incident.
Police say Raul Lopez, 57, was hit by a vehicle on Jan. 29 while he was crossing the 100 block of Golf Links Road. He was taken to UAMS, where he died on Feb. 6.
A witness says as Lopez was crossing the road, a black car turned onto Golf Links Road from Central Avenue and struck him, without stopping.
Police say two days later, an officer located a 2005 black Hyundai Sonota with damage to the front bumper, grill, hood and windshield, registered to Julianna Lee, 47.
According to police, Lee says Floyd Emerson Jr., 49, met her at the Frontier Lounge. When they left the bar, Emerson was driving her Hyundai, and she was the passenger.
Lee told police that as they turned onto Golf Links Road, she was looking in her purse when she felt and heard a boom. She asked Emerson what it was, and he replied, "It could have been an animal or a person."