Plant City man arrested in fatal hit-and-run

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - After receiving numerous tips, Hillsborough County deputies have arrested a Plant City man and charged him in a fatal hit-and-run.

Ryan Scott Pottinger, 30, is charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death, driving while license suspended (DWLS) and DWLS involving death.  

Pottinger is a habitual traffic offender, according to a sheriff's statement.

80-year-old Santiago Sanchez-Lopez was struck and killed on Monday was walking east across Sydney Dover Road when he was struck by a Ford Ranger traveling at about 50 mph.

Sanchez-Lopez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pottinger was arrested at his home.

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