Fabio R. Castro has been identified by authorities as the victim in a pedestrian collision that occurred July 16 in a Laguna Hills hotel parking lot. Mr. Castro, a 22-year-old Atascadero resident, was in the parking lot of the Hills Hotel on La Paz Road when he was struck by a pickup truck alleged driven by Andrew Austin Arbuckle, age 34, at roughly 9:15 p.m.  The young victim was taken to an area hospital first responders but died from his injuries. Mr. Arbuckle was reportedly located not long afterwards in Mission Viejo and arrested on charges of felony hit-and-run causing death as well as driving with a suspended license. The tragic incident remains under investigation.

We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of the deceased during this very difficult time. Our thoughts also go out to the injured man.

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