Two men die in two separate hit-and-runs in Auburn

A suspect in one was arrested.

Two people were killed in two separate hit-and-run crashes in Auburn on the night of Thursday, Sept. 15. Police arrested a suspect in one incident, but continue to investigate the second.

At around 8:40 p.m. Sept. 15, a man was hit and killed by a car driving southbound on Auburn Way North near the 4500 block. The suspect in this hit-and-run has not been identified, according to Auburn police.

Then at approximately 9:15 p.m., only 35 minutes after the first hit-and-run, an adult male motorcyclist was hit and killed at the intersection of South Peasley Canyon Road and West Valley Highway South.

A few hours later, police located the suspect vehicle in the second hit-and-run and took the driver into custody, according to the Auburn Police Department. This story will be updated when more information is available.