Police Arrest Suspect in Fatal Lewiston Hit-and-Run

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LEWISTON, NY - Niagara County Sheriff Deputies found a deceased person lying on Lewiston Road near Upper Mountain Road around 5 a.m. Saturday morning. Their investigation determined that the person had been struck by a southbound vehicle.

Around noon, they found the vehicle and later the driver turned himself in. Carmen Crapsi, 22, of Lewiston , was charged with one felony count of leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident.

The victim has been identified by authorities as Lorelei Walker, 34 years old, of Buffalo. The Sheriff's Office and the Lewiston Police Department are still investigating the accident, and more charges may be pending.

Anyone with information related to the accident, or knowledge of the whereabouts of Carmen Crapsi prior to the accident, are asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 716-438-3393.

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