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Man Charged In Fairhaven Hit And Run Crash

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Police car with lights ablaze. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police car with lights ablaze. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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FAIRHAVEN (CBS) – Police are investigating what appears to be a deadly hit and run on Francis Street in Fairhaven Friday night.

Fairhaven Police received a 911 call around 11:45 p.m. Friday night about a man lying in the street.

Emergency responders say the victim, a Fairhaven man, was dead when they arrived.

He is not yet being identified.

The alleged driver, Richard Martinez, 33, of New Bedford, turned himself into police a few hours later.

He was charged Saturday with leaving the scene of a deadly accident.

His truck was seized as evidence.

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