One arrested, second vehicled ID’d in fatal hit-and-run

Police continue to seek the second drive in the fatal collision.

The Aberdeen Police Department has identified the second vehicle involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian that occurred Wednesday evening, according to a social media post from the department.

The announcement comes a day after a suspect was arrested in the case, said Lt. Steve Timmons in a news release.

Robert Brett Paylor, 46, was arrested by officers of the APD with assistance from the Montesano Police Department on Friday and charged with vehicular assault and hit and run resulting in injury/death. Paylor is currently being held at the county jail without bail, according to the county website.

The second vehicle was located in Cosmopolis on Friday night and has been seized as evidence, according to an APD social media post.

The department is still investigating the driver of the second vehicle.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to reach out to Detective Sgt. David Cox, who’s leading the investigation, at 360-533-3180 ext. 8444 or email him at, according to the news release.

Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at 757-621-1197 or