Rochester police make arrest in fatal hit-and-run on city’s west side

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Police announced Tuesday that Rochester man is facing charges in connection a fatal hit-and-run in the city last week.

Police say 72-year-old Eddie Jones is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident. He was arraigned Tuesday morning.

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester man who was hit by a vehicle Sunday evening has died.

Officers were called to the intersection of Brown Street and Broad Street in the city around 9:00 p.m. Sunday, where they found the 54-year-old man in the road.

Investigators say witnesses told them he’d been hit by a car that fled the scene.

The man was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with serious injuries, and later died.

Police are asking anyone with information to call 911.

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