WEST VALLEY CITY (ABC4 News) West Valley City Police Department announced two arrests after a 20-year-old was found lying in the road dead.
Police said a passerby found Hairon Freyre-Portuondo’s body near 1855 West 3188 South Tuesday night. Freyre-Portuondo had suffered fatal injuries that appeared to consistent with being run over by a vehicle.
Investigators obtained information about one of the people inside the car as 19-year-old Anthony Borge. He was questioned by police and the determined he had been a passenger in the vehicle when Freyre-Portuondo was hit.
Borge was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on a charge of obstruction of justice.
Through more investigative work, detectives identified the potential driver of the vehicle that hit Freyre-Portuondo as 22-year-old Keirsten Tomasini.
On Friday, investigators spotted Tomasini in a truck which matched the description of the suspect vehicle. The truck, a blue 2006 Ford F350, had been reported stolen to Unified Police Department on April 1. Tomasini was stopped and taken in for questioning.
During this interview, police said they determined that Tomasini had been driving the truck that hit Freyre-Portuondo.
Investigators learned there had been some sort of dispute inside the vehicle and that Freyre-Portuondo had gotten out while the truck was moving, fallen to the ground and had been hit.
Police said although Tomasini was aware that she had hit Freyre-Portuondo, she fled the scene and did not attempt to render aid or obtain assistance for Freyre-Portuondo.
Tomasini has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on the charges of manslaughter, failure to remain at an accident involving serious injury, receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle, and obstruction of justice.