AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - A suspect has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal Airway Heights collision back in May.
According to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, 24-year-old Trevor Stephan was arrested near Cochran and Dean Tuesday, July 9. Stephan was taken and booked into the Spokane County Jail.
39-year-old Jackson Lawless was killed while crossing the street at the intersection of Hayford Road and Sprague Avenue on Thursday, May 16.
Jackson Lawless's family told KHQ Tuesday, "We can now begin to get closure. The sad thing is, not only did we lose our loved one but another young life will be affected forever. If he had done the right thing and stayed at the scene and possibly assisted with Jackson's injuries, our family member might still be alive today."