Drunk driver charged in death of pedestrian

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POSTED: Friday, May 31, 2013 - 12:02pm

UPDATED: Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 10:50am

Police have arrested a driver accused of striking a pedestrian, who later died, and leaving the scene of the accident.

On Wednesday, May 29, police officers were called to a hit and run case in the area of Ware Road and Dove Avenue.

A pedestrian, identified as Francisco Bernal, 78, had been struck by a vehicle and died from his injuries at a local hospital.

The driver of the car had fled the scene, but he was later located by police.

On May 30, Edurado Gonzalez, 55, was arraigned and charged with intoxication manslaughter and accident involving personal injury or death with a bond set at $300,000.

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