Latest Hit-and-run News

Suspect in fatal Florida hit-and-run already deported

Nov. 21, 2020 2:27 PM EST

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — A man accused in a Florida hit-and-run crash that became fatal when the victim recently died has already been deported from the U.S., court records show. The accident happened in August along a road in Lake Worth. Authorities say 65-year-old Luciano Garcia was struck by a pickup...

Grand Rapids man sentenced in 2017 crash that killed 2 teens

Nov. 20, 2020 12:51 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Grand Rapids man has been sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in a 2017 hit-and-run crash that killed two 13-year-old girls in Flint. A Genesee Circuit Court judge sentenced Jerry Turnbow on Thursday in the August 2017 deaths of Ashyrinta Clemons and her best...

Impaired driver given 3 years in prison in fatal hit-and-run

Nov. 20, 2020 10:12 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The driver who struck and killed a pedestrian along a Brown County road hours after smoking marijuana has been sentenced to three years in prison. Thirty-nine-year-old Chad Scott previously pleaded guilty to a felony count of hit and run involving death, as well as a citation for...

In this photo provided by the Corvallis Police Department is the scene where an Oregon man crashed a Tesla while going about 100 mph, destroying the vehicle, a power pole and starting a fire when some of the hundreds of batteries from the vehicle broke windows and landed in residences in Corvallis, Ore., on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Corvallis Police Lt. Ryan Eaton says Dylan Milota was driving a 2019 Tesla S Tuesday night when he lost control, left the road and hit a power pole. (Corvallis Police Department via AP)

Man arrested after Tesla crashes, sends batteries flying

Nov. 19, 2020 6:33 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man crashed a Tesla while going about 100 mph (161 kph), destroying the vehicle, a power pole and starting a fire when some of the hundreds of batteries from the vehicle broke windows and landed in residences, police said. Dylan Milota was driving a 2019 Tesla S Tuesday...

Mississippi man charged in hit and run that killed 2 teens

Nov. 17, 2020 7:17 PM EST

POPLARVILLE, Miss. (AP) — An 18-year-old Mississippi man has been charged in a hit and run crash that left two teenagers dead and a third injured over the weekend, according to authorities. Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the crash at around 7 a.m. Saturday along a highway in Pearl County, the...

Woman who struck 5 with car, killed 1, sentenced in Virginia

Nov. 17, 2020 9:05 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A woman in Virginia has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for driving her car into a crowd outside a nightclub in Virginia, killing a woman and injuring several other people. Shiauna M. Harris pleaded guilty earlier this year to the fatal June 2019 crash that killed Shanice...

Nampa police say hit-and-run victim has died from injuries

Nov. 16, 2020 2:29 PM EST

NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Police in Nampa say a hit-and-run investigation is now a homicide case after the victim died of her injuries. The Nampa Police Department says the woman, 68-year-old Barbara Alexander, died over the weekend. Investigators believe Alexander was struck by a gray or silver 2007 Dodge...

Man arrested in hit-and-run suspected of assaulting witness

Nov. 11, 2020 7:22 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Milwaukie man who was arrested on suspicion of fatally hitting a pedestrian has been taken into custody again after officials said he assaulted a witness in the case. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Kevin Derrick was arrested Sept. 24 on suspicion of criminally negligent homicide...

Kansas City woman charged in hit-and-run that killed woman

Nov. 11, 2020 2:16 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman accused of a hit-and-run that killed a woman in downtown Kansas City was intoxicated and speeding when she hit the victim, according to court records. Shabazz Frencher, 22, was charged Tuesday with driving while intoxicated resulting in death or first degree involuntary...

Jaguars sign Chase McLaughlin as kicking carousel continues

Nov. 10, 2020 1:47 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars signed kicker Chase McLaughlin off Minnesota’s practice squad Tuesday and expect him to play at Green Bay this weekend. McLaughlin will be the team's sixth kicker this season, following Josh Lambo, Brandon Wright, Aldrick Rosas, Stephen Hauschka and...