Suspect arrested in fatal hit and run

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A Vermont man is facing criminal charges after a hit-and-run accident that killed a bicyclist. Police say they have arrested 52-year-old Edward Streeter of Springfield. He faces charges in connection with the fatal crash last night on the Route 12 bridge between Ascutney, Vermont, and Claremont, New Hampshire.

Authorities have identified the victim as 61-year-old Denman McKinney of Weathersfield. The accident happened about one foot over the New Hampshire state line.

Streeter has been charged in Vermont as a fugitive from justice from New Hampshire. Warrants have been issued charging him with aggravated driving while intoxicated and with negligent homicide.

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