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NT man in jail after investigation into hit-and-run

by TSchmitt
Thu, Oct 27th 2011 09:35 am

A North Tonawanda man is behind bars following his arrest in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident earlier this month.

Michael Held was identified as the driver in the deadly October 2nd incident and was taken into custody after a three-week intense police investigation.

Authorities say April Smith was walking home from a night with friends when she was fatally struck by Held's vehicle on Broadway in Buffalo, and that Held took off afterwards.

Police used surveillance footage to narrow down the type of car in the incident, and then scoured auto repair shops in the area until they were eventually led to him.

He's being held on $750,000 bail ....



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