Evansville Man Arrested for Deadly Hit and Run

The suspect is accused of hitting another man with his vehicle following an argument.

Posted: Jul 13, 2021 10:39 PM
Updated: Jul 14, 2021 8:04 AM

Authorities confirm Dylan Birdwell, the man who was wanted for a deadly hit and run, is now in police custody.

Birdwell was arrested Tuesday night and booked on charges of Voluntary Manslaughter and Hit and Run Causing Death.

A warrant was issued for Birdwell's arrest on Monday after the fatal hit-and-run crash happened around 3:00 a.m. on Saturday in the Cedar Hall neighborhood in Evansville.

Birdwell is being held in the Vanderburgh County Jail pending an initial court appearance on this case.

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