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APD hopes hit and run is solved

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany Police have filed charges against a man who ran over and killed an elderly Albany man in March.  

On March 9th, 84-year old Elijah Harris was hit by an SUV car as he walked across Swift Street near Clark Avenue.

Now, the driver who hit him, 37-year-old Ricky Leonard Johnson faces second degree Vehicular Homicide, driving with a suspended license and failure to exercise due care.

He also faces a couple of other traffic violations.

Witnesses said Mr. Harris tripped while crossing the street and was hit by Johnson's SUV before he would get up.

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