Latest Hit-and-run News

Man pleads guilty in crash that killed woman walking dog

Jan. 22, 2022 17:15 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Blaine motorist who struck a woman who was walking her dog along a road last fall has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular manslaughter. John R. Jones, 31, was initially charged with criminal vehicular homicide in Anoka County District Court in connection with...

1 killed, 1 hurt in hit-and-run collision, man arrested

Jan. 21, 2022 17:14 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old man is facing manslaughter and other charges after police say he ran from a vehicle collision that killed one person and injured another in Portland. At around 11:30 p.m. Thursday officers responded to a report of a crash in southeast Portland,...

Man pleads no contest to 2020 fatal hit-and-run in Lincoln

Jan. 21, 2022 13:24 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man charged with fatally hitting another man in his front yard in Lincoln has pleaded no contest to charges in the case. Hani Hadgi, 31, of Lincoln, pleaded no contest to attempting to leave the scene of a fatal accident and misdemeanor motor vehicle...

Winnemucca man arrested after 3-hour, armed standoff

Jan. 18, 2022 13:46 PM EST

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man wanted on multiple warrants in California was arrested after an armed standoff with sheriff's deputies in Winnemucca over the weekend that began when he allegedly fled the scene of a minor hit-and-run accident. Humboldt County deputies say they...

Police: 3 pedestrians killed in 3 crashes

Jan. 18, 2022 08:37 AM EST

HILLANDALE, Md. (AP) — Three pedestrians are dead after three separate crashes in one Maryland county on Monday night, police said. Montgomery County police said the first crash happened just after 5:30 p.m. near New Hampshire Avenue and Elton Road in Hillandale, when a Toyota...

Hit-and-run driver strikes two 12-year-old girls, killing 1

Jan. 16, 2022 15:21 PM EST

MIDLAND, Wash. (AP) — A hit-and-run driver struck two 12-year-old girls who were apparently walking to the store in the town of Midland, Washington, killing one and critically injuring the other, the Pierce County Sheriff's Office said. The collision happened at about 10:30 a.m....

Milwaukee man charged in fatal hit-and-run crash

Jan. 15, 2022 10:55 AM EST

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (AP) — A 54-year-old Milwaukee man faces hit-and-run charges in connection with a crash in West Allis that killed a woman. The Journal Sentinel reports Martin Aurelio Martinez Rodriguez was charged Friday with a felony count of hit-and-run involving death. ...

Police: Fatal hit-and-run crash victim was 32-year-old man

Jan. 13, 2022 12:40 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified the victim of a deadly hit-and-run crash in Des Moines as a 32-year-old man. Police said in a news release that officers responded around 2:40 a.m. Wednesday to East Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway and found William “Cody”...

Police identify man fatally injured in hit-and-run crash

Jan. 13, 2022 11:56 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police on Thursday identified the man fatally injured in a hit-and-run crash as a 32-year-old Des Moines resident. Police identified the man as William “Cody" Kline. Officers were called about 2:40 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a...

Prosecutors add dozens of charges in Wisconsin parade deaths

Jan. 12, 2022 19:06 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man accused of driving an SUV through a Wisconsin Christmas parade crashed into people head-on, ran them over as they lay on the ground and at one point leaned out his window to steer because someone had landed on his windshield and was blocking his view, prosecutors...