Latest Hit-and-run News

North Carolina police seek motorists in hit-and-run deaths

Dec. 04, 2021 10:27 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are looking for two drivers involved in separate hit-and-run accidents in which pedestrians were killed. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Friday that a man struck by a car on Nov. 4 had died, The Charlotte Observer...

Man, age 85, gets 10 years prison for killing romantic rival

Nov. 30, 2021 16:18 PM EST

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — An 85-year-old man who admitted using his SUV to purposely hit and kill a romantic rival three years ago has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison. Johnny Westbrook of Asbury Park had pleaded guilty in July to aggravated manslaughter in the...

Hit-and-run crash led to trooper-involved shooting near Reno

Nov. 30, 2021 15:02 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County sheriff’s office says the man who was shot last week by a Nevada State Police trooper under an I-580 overpass south of Reno was a suspect in a hit-and-run crash who refused to surrender. The sheriff’s office says the suspect is...

Driver in fatal hit-and-run crash given 1 year in jail

Nov. 30, 2021 12:37 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in St. Paul and then fled the scene has been sentenced to a year in jail. Robert Kinney, 58, of Maplewood was sentenced Monday in Ramsey County District Court after being convicted of criminal vehicular...

2 suspects dead after 2 separate New Mexico police shootings

Nov. 27, 2021 11:50 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officers in New Mexico were investigating two separate shootings where officers fired at suspects Friday, leaving two people dead and another wounded. No officers were injured. One of the shootings broke out in the Albuquerque...

Illinois man charged in head-on collision in Wisconsin

Nov. 26, 2021 18:35 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prosecutors have filed multiple charges against an Illinois man accused driving drunk and causing a head-on collision last month. The Kenosha News reported Friday that 32-year-old Jose Medina Dominguez of Waukegan...

Nevada trooper shoots, wounds suspect in hit-and-run crash

Nov. 26, 2021 10:31 AM EST

RENIO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a hit-and-run suspect was hospitalized after being shot and wounded by a Nevada State Police trooper in an area between Reno and Carson City. The State Police said the incident occurred Wednesday when a trooper encountered the suspect...

Man charged in hit-and-run that killed school secretary

Nov. 24, 2021 16:46 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a popular secretary at a Kansas City high school. The Kansas City Star reports that Arnold King II was charged Monday with first-degree involuntary manslaughter, leaving the scene of a...

KC police identify motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run wreck

Nov. 24, 2021 15:07 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, have identified the motorcyclist killed in a hit-and-run accident last week. Police on Wednesday said the victim was 25-year-old Casey Cline of Richmond. The accident remains under investigation. ...

Troopers search for vehicle after deadly hit-and-run crash

Nov. 24, 2021 09:19 AM EST

LIBERTY, S.C. (AP) — Law officers are searching for a driver suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a moped driver in the Upstate. The collision happened early Wednesday morning on U.S. 178 in Pickens County, WYFF-TV reported. ...