VINITA PARK, MO – Police have arrested the man they say is responsible for striking and killing a pedestrian Sunday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Investigators say that Gregory C. Hill, 22, was driving at a high rate of speed when he fatally struck Laurie Buswell as she walked along Page Avenue. He drove away from the scene, and eventually pulled into a fast food restaurant so he could assess the significant damage to his car. Police took him into custody about two miles from the site of the collision.
Hill has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in the death of a pedestrian. Cash-only bail has been set at $75,000.
The exact location of the incident was not specified in the Post-Dispatch’s reporting.
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