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Arrest warrant issued to driver killing a 17-year-old pedestrian

A warrant is issued on Monday for the driver of a car involved in hitting and killing a 17-year-old pedestrian in Roscommon County.


A warrant is issued on Monday for the driver of a car involved in hitting and killing a 17-year-old pedestrian in Roscommon County.


The accident happened Sunday, May 25 when a car struck a girl on Federal Ave near Joliet Ave.


State Police were told by the 36-year-old driver that she was reaching for a pack of cigarettes when she went off the road and hit the girl.


The 17-year-old pedestrian died four days after she was hit.


The Roscommon County Prosecutor's Office authorized a warrant for the driver's arrest.


She will be charged with a moving violation causing death, which is a misdemeanor.


If found guilty, the driver could face a maximum penalty of one year in jail.

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