Man arrested in fatal hit and run

Friday, May 3, 2019
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Posted by Cindy Chadwick - (318) 681-0666


A Shreveport man was arrested today in connection with a hit and run fatality this past Saturday on LA 3132, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Zachary Dahl Sumlin, 46, turned himself in to the Caddo Sheriff's Office on a warrant obtained by Det. Jeremy Prudhomme. Sumlin was charged with one count of felony hit and run. His bond has been set at $100,000.

The victim, 37-year-old Raymond Abercrombie, Jr, was struck by Sumlin's vehicle as he walked on the shoulder of the eastbound lane of LA Hwy. 3132 near Walker Road. The accident occurred around 2 a.m. and Abercrombie was wearing dark clothing at the time. Sumlin left the scene and didn't call 911 until two hours later. 

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Cindy Chadwick at (318) 681-0666