Latest Hit-and-run News

Man charged in deadly hit-and-run crash in Columbia

Jul. 2, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A man has been charged in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Columbia. Forty-nine-year-old Charles Michale Waddill was charged Monday with leaving the scene of a weekend crash that killed 51-year-old Timothy Wilson. Waddill's bond is set at $100,000. No attorney is listed for him in online...

Police: Man killed in hit-and-run crash in Columbia

Jun. 29, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police in the central Missouri city of Columbia say a man has died after being hit by a driver who then fled the scene. Television station KOMU reports that 51-year-old Timothy Wilson, of Columbia, was walking west across Range Line Street around 2 a.m. Saturday when a vehicle...

German tourists run over, killed at Washington swimming hole

Jun. 26, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Two German tourists visiting family in nearby Portland, Oregon, were run over and killed by a local man as they sunbathed by a swimming hole, police in Washington state said Wednesday. Police arrested David E. Croswell, 71, of Washougal, Washington, and held him on suspicion of...

The Latest: Man accused of killing tourists appears in court

Jun. 26, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on two German tourists who were killed in a car crash in Washington state (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Authorities say a man accused of fatally running over two German tourists at a southwest Washington swimming hole told police he had been drinking at a local restaurant...

Family: Man killed in LA hit-and-run was Holocaust survivor

Jun. 21, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police said they are looking for a driver in a hit-and-run that killed a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Police Department said Thursday the collision occurred early Monday in a San Fernando Valley neighborhood. Graphic security video shows a light-colored...

Family: man killed in hit-and-run was Holocaust survivor, 91

Jun. 21, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family members say a man killed in a hit-and-run crash at a Los Angeles intersection was a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor. Police are searching for the driver of a light-colored pickup with a camper shell seen on video striking a pedestrian at a crosswalk in Valley Village Monday. The...

Woman faces new charges in killing of hit-and-run driver

Jun. 21, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia woman accused of chasing down and killing a hit-and-run driver is facing new felony charges. Hannah Payne, 22, was indicted on charges including felony murder and malice murder after a grand jury reviewed the case Wednesday, news outlets reported. She is accused of killing...

Driver in deadly bus stop hit-and-run crash surrenders

Jun. 18, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a driver has turned himself in one week after crashing into a bus shelter and killing a man as he waited on a bench. The Kansas City Star reports that charges are being sought against the man. He had been sought after jumping a curb on June 11 and crashing into the...

Ex-NBA player Anthony Grundy charged in fatal hit and run

Jun. 16, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former NBA player, Anthony Grundy, has pleaded not guilty in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Kentucky. News outlets report the 40-year-old Grundy turned himself in Friday and appeared in court Saturday. He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failure to...

$20,000 reward offered for tips in 2009 fatal hit-and-run

Jun. 16, 2019 12:03 PM EDT

OAK GROVE, Mo. (AP) — Police in Oak Grove are asking for the public's help to solve a fatal hit-and-run from a decade ago. Thirty-seven-year-old Edward Falke was hit and killed by an unknown vehicle in Oak Grove in October 2009. Authorities said several tips have come in since Falke's death but more...