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Man Locked Up After Deadly Hit And Run

Posted on: 2:45 pm, September 10, 2013, by

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WILKES-BARRE — A man from Missouri faces charges for a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Wilkes-Barre.

Police say Patrick Ramirez hit and ran over another man from Missouri early Monday morning along Kidder Street in Wilkes-Barre and then took off.

He was later located at a hotel where police say he appeared to be intoxicated.

The victim, Shane Stewart, died at the hospital from his injuries.

Ramirez is locked up with bail set at $50,000.

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