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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.