New Jersey man charged in hit-and-run crash that killed man in Northeast Ohio

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities charged a New Jersey man with vehicular homicide in a hit-and-run crash that left an Ohio man dead.

Jarell Patterson, 30, of Union, struck Ray Horace, 43, of Youngstown, Ohio, as Horace exited his parked vehicle in Newark on Saturday, the Essex Couty prosecutor said.

According to authorities, Patterson kept driving and was evenutally stopped by Hillside police.

Patterson was being held at the Essex County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance. It could not be determined if he had retained a lawyer.

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