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Name released in Paragould hit and run arrest

Darlene Howard (Source: Greene County Jail via Vinelink) Darlene Howard (Source: Greene County Jail via Vinelink)
(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

The Paragould Police Department made an arrest in a hit and run case that severely injured a man last week.

According to the Paragould Police Department, detectives arrested 61-year-old Darlene Howard in connection to the case exactly a week after the hit and run.

Ronald Pruett was severely injured in the incident, which happened on Sept. 19. He was found lying in a ditch near North 11th Avenue. Police say he was bleeding from the head.

A witness was able to give police a description of the vehicle that hit Pruett. It was described as an older model, full-sized van with no hubcaps.

Region 8 News will continue to track the story and bring updates as they become available.

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