Police arrest suspect in Kiryat Ata hit-and-run that killed 60-year-old

October 18, 2013 08:00

Police arrested a suspect in the Friday morning hit-and-run accident in which a 60-year-old pedestrian was killed in Kiryat Ata.

The suspect, a resident of Shfaram, was apprehended some 15 minutes after the accident at a checkpoint set up by police in the aftermath of the hit-and-run.

Police said that dents on the the suspect's vehicle were consistent with the accident and that the vehicle matched the description of witnesses.

The suspect denied the allegations against him.

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