The Washington State Patrol has arrested a man in connection with a fatal hit and run Wednesday morning.
WSP says a civilian tip lead them 35-year-old Orlan Knuth. He now faces charges of vehicular manslaughter and felony hit and run.
Commuters spotted 31-year-old James Lee laying in a ditch Wednesday morning near Highway 2 and Nevada in north Spokane. He was pronounced dead at Sacred Heart Medical Center at 8:36 a.m.
WSP reports the Knuth allegedly struck Lee while he was walking along the shoulder of the road.
WSP says the two were associates.