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Arrest in Deadly Hit-and-Run

Arrest in Deadly Hit-and-Run
Posted May 18th, 2014 @ 11:21pm by 700WLW News

(Erlanger, KY) - The body of a woman was found on the side of the road Saturday, in Erlanger, Kentucky.  And the man believed to be driving the car that struck her, surrendered to police.

Investigators believe that 29 year-old Lauren Pettit, of Erlanger, was struck as she was walking in the 2800 block of Crescent Springs Pike. Crews from Duke Energy reportedly found her body around 8:30 a.m. Saturday

Police say issued an arrest warrant for Lonnie James Turner.  He turned himself in, Sunday afternoon, and likely faces charges of manslaughter, and being a persistent felony offender.


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