The 25-year-old Parsons was reportedly crossing the street at the corner of Lindell Boulevard and Federal Highway in Delray Beach, just after midnight on May 1st. The driver of the vehicle that struck him reportedly never stopped as required by law, police said. Neither did that driver’s group of friends, who were reportedly following behind him in a Mercedes. One witness would later tell police she suspected the offending vehicle was traveling at speeds of between 100 and 120 mph.
Now, according to the Palm Beach Post, police have made an arrest. Authorities have jailed Dennis Wright, 28, a man from Boca Raton with a checkered history that involves arrests for driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana. Continue reading