Brian Hoyle ID'd as scooter rider killed in hit & run, Sarah Trujillo busted on vehicular homicide

The scooter rider killed in a hit and run accident near the intersection of Mississippi and Broadway early on August 27 has been identified as 21-year-old Brian Hoyle, and judging by the Rest in Peace Brian J. Hoyle Facebook page that has sprung up in tribute to him, he was well-loved. Page down to see photos of Hoyle in happier times, as well as to learn more about the arrest of a suspect in the case and see the mug shot of suspect Sarah Trujillo, age 23.
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