Officials identify victim, suspect in hit-and-run incident

Officials with the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office say the victim of a fatal hit-and-run incident on Wednesday night was 12-year-old Garrett J. Martin, of Wooster.

Officials confirmed the boy was on an ATV in the roadway just outside of his home on Burgess Lane after 5:30 p.m. when he was struck from behind by a black 1988 Dodge pickup truck driven by Michael Fowler, 27, of Springfield, killing the boy.

Fowler fled the scene.

FCSO Maj. Andy Shock said Fowler was located less than one hour later by police in Morrilton.

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