Olean Man Charged in Fatal Hit and Run

6:32 PM, Feb 15, 2013   |    comments
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OLEAN, NY - An elderly Olean man has been charged in connection with a fatal hit and run.

Police say Paul Wood, 79, struck and killed Leisa J. Lentz, 53, as she crossed South Union near Irving Street around 7 p.m. Thursday.

A witness told police they were walking on that roadway and heard the crash.

Lentz was rushed to Olean General but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Wood has been charged with leaving the scene of fatal accident.


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