Suspect in Brooklyn Hit-and-Run Arrested in Pennsylvania

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The man wanted in a Brooklyn hit-and-run that took three lives was arrested in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, about 90 miles west of where the crash occurred. The local ABC affiliate, WABC, showed video of Julio Acevedo in a blue hooded jacket and athletic pants surrounded by police officers as he was taken into custody. WABC reported that Acevedo had surrendered there because he thought it would be safer. Acevedo, 44, had been expected to give himself up, according to a friend who has been contacting various New York news media outlets. But as of mid-afternoon, New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said authorities were still looking for him. “We’re not waiting for him to turn himself in,” Kelly told reporters.

Read more at the LA Times

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