Suspect arrested in fatal hit and run

March 31, 2009 4:05:33 PM PDT
Houston police have arrested a man wanted in the hit and run death of a homeless person who police say tried to do a good deed when he was killed.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Phillip Wayne Harris was arrested Monday in Stafford. Authorities say last Tuesday he ran over and killed a homeless man along the Southwest Freeway at West Bellfort. Police say the victim was trying to stop Harris from harassing a woman at a nearby gas station.

Investigators say Harris drove over a curb to hit the victim, then sped off.

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