An assistant professor at the University of Colorado in Denver was arrested Friday in connection with a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian in Aurora.
Police said 40-year-old Franck Armand Belibi, of Centennial, turned himself in on Friday morning in connection with a Dec. 3 hit-and-run.
Belibi was taken to the Aurora Detention Center where he was held on a $10,000 bond. He was held for investigation of careless driving resulting in death and leaving the scene of an accident involving a death.
Police earlier identified the man who was dragged and killed as 55-year-old Gregory Havers, of Aurora.
Through witness statements, investigators determined Havers had gotten off a southbound bus in the 900 block of South Havana Street and then attempted to cross Havana. Police said he had cleared the southbound lanes and was standing in a painted median area waiting for northbound traffic to clear the area. That's when he was hit by gold-colored sport utility vehicle, which did not stop.
The impact knocked Havers into the opposite lanes of traffic where he was hit a second time and dragged under a car for several blocks. A witness was able to get the motorist to stop near Mississippi Avenue. The gold SUV left the area in an unknown direction.
Police seized a gold Toyota Sequoia on Dec. 7 after examining a bumper left at the scene of the original collision.
Belibi is listed as an assistant clinical professor at the University of Colorado in Denver and President of Grace Health Clinic in Aurora. The clinic is located just a few blocks from where the hit-and-run occurred.
The woman who answered the telephone at Grace Health Clinic on Friday afternoon said everyone was busy there and no one was available to talk about Belibi's status.
Belibi is also listed as physician at the Medical Center of Aurora, Centennial Medical Plaza and Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree.
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