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Suspected driver arrested in hit-skip that killed runner

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Thomas Stidhum (Hamilton County Justice Center) Thomas Stidhum (Hamilton County Justice Center)
Thomas Stidhum (SOURCE: Hamilton County Sheriff's Department) Thomas Stidhum (SOURCE: Hamilton County Sheriff's Department)
MT. AUBURN, OH (FOX19) -

Cincinnati police arrested the driver accused of striking and killing a participant in the 7 Hills Run/Walk last month.

Thomas Stidhum, 24, was arrested Friday on Lawn Avenue at 10:40 a.m., said Cincinnati police, in a tweet. Police say he resisted arrest and was subsequently tased.

He's accused of hitting and killing Catherine Chatfield on Dorchester Avenue on Dec. 6. 

Stidhum has been indicted on charges of, aggravated vehicular homicide, vehicular homicide, tampering with evidence, and failure to stop after an accident.  He faces a separate charge for resisting arrest Friday, police said.

Chatfield, 57, died at University of Cincinnati Medical Center shortly after a 2005 Chrysler 300 jumped the curb and hit her on the sidewalk on Dorchester Avenue near Reading Road about 9 a.m.

[Related: 911 caller: Driver in fatal hit-skip ripped off license plates]

According to investigators, the suspect took off his license plates and took off running.

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