You are the owner of this article.
Tucson man arrested in deadly February car crash

Tucson man arrested in deadly February car crash

Shaun Geoffrey Garcia, 34, was arrested in connection with a fatal car crash in February.

A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal February car crash on Tucson south side, officials say.

A felony arrest warrant was issued in August for Shaun Geoffrey Garcia, 34, on suspicion of negligent homicide, manslaughter, and aggravated DUI, a Tucson Police Department news release said.

On Wednesday, U.S. Marshals found and arrested Garcia. He was booked into the Pima County jail.

In the Feb. 7 crash, police assisted the Pima County Sheriff's Department after learning that two men were in a car had crashed into construction equipment, police said.

A deputy tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver sped off, eventually lost control and crashed near South Mission Road.  

Both men were taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The passenger, 31-year-old Jered James Naill, later died.

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at gknott@tucson.com or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

Get local news delivered to your inbox!

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

News Alerts

Breaking News