COLUMBIA, Tenn.- The case against a Maury County man accused in a deadly hit-and-run crash has been sent to a grand jury.
Jason Strickland was charged after in a November 2012 crash. Twenty-two year old Strickland turned himself in to Columbia Police after police accused him of crossing the center line and hitting and killing Benito Fuentez as he walked to work along Campbellsville Pike around 3 a.m.
The 62-year-old Fuentez was on his way to work at a golf course at the time of the crash.
Strickland fled the scene, but later turned himself in to officials. He was charged with reckless vehicular homicide, leaving the scene of a fatal crash and failure to stop and render aid.