Suspect detained in death of 90-year-old in hit-and-run

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 3, 2013 10:52

Police on Wednesday located and detained for questioning a truck driver suspected of striking and killing a pedestrian earlier in the day before fleeing the scene.

The man allegedly struck an approximately 90-year-old man in Herzliya and fled the scene without stopping to offer him assistance.

The elderly man was discovered in the street early on Wednesday morning.

MDA paramedics called to the scene pronounced him dead after efforts to resuscitate him failed.


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