18-Year-Old Jok Joseph Jok of San Diego Struck and Killed on Bancroft Drive
La Mesa, CA (April 10, 2021) – On Wednesday, police arrested Scott Douglas Satterfield in a hit-and-run crash on Bancroft Drive that killed Jok Joseph Jok of San Diego.
The fatal crash took place on February 27 at about 9:10 p.m. south of Golondrina Drive.
Responding officers found the 18-year-old Jok lying gravely injured on the road.
Immediately, rescuers rushed him to a hospital, where he later died.
Authorities identified Satterfield as the alleged hit-and-run driver via surveillance video. Similarly, the video captured images of his white Ford F150 in the area at the time of the fatal accident.
Moreover, officers arrested the 61-year-old Satterfield at a Mission Valley motel.
They booked him into San Diego Central Jail on $100,000 bail. The court set his arraignment for April 15.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Jok Joseph Jok. We are with you through these trying times.
Fatal California Hit-and-Run Crash
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