By Melissa Garcia

DENVER (CBS4)– A man has been charged with vehicular homicide after a deadly hit-and-run crash in Denver.

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Jason Brown is accused of hitting a man and a woman in an alley near Ellsworth and South Broadway on Saturday just after midnight.

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Denver police have said little about the victims. Someone placed a single red rose near the crime scene where the woman suffered a fatal blow.

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A resuscitation device, white tarp, and other medical supplies were left behind, alongside signs of people who may have been camping out behind South Broadway Christian Church.

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“We were so sad and taken back by it,” said Laurie Lewis, a church minister. “It’s not really a problem in this neighborhood like it is in other parts of the city. But it does happen. And people sleep where they can find a space.”

The space where the two were in a narrow alley would have been a dangerous place to lie down.

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“Apparently, the (driver) just plowed through the alley really fast. And I don’t know if he saw them or not,” said Audrey Bayless, who works nearby.

Officers arrested Brown, 40, in Lakewood about an hour after the hit-and-run. Further details surrounding his arrest were unknown.

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Brown was arrested on charges of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.

His prior convictions include DUI and felony habitual traffic offender.

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Neighbors were saddened that he allegedly did not stop to help the man and woman who he hit.

“It’s super, super sad,” Bayless said. “(In) this area, I think we see a lot of it, but it’s really sad to hear about.”

Paramedics rushed the victims to the hospital where the woman passed away. The man suffered serious injuries.

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On Sunday, police were not able to provide an update on the man’s condition.

The identity of the woman killed had not been released.

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Melissa Garcia has been reporting for CBS4 News since March 2014. Find her bio here, follow her on Twitter @MelissaGarciaTV, or send your story idea to mkgarcia@cbs.com.