Motorist faces charge after student struck, killed

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FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — A Florence man is facing a felony charge after authorities say he left the scene of a wreck that led to the death of a seventh-grade student on Monday night.

Authorities say 13-year-old Da'Santo "Tay" Ingram of Florence was pronounced dead at Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in front of the child's house.

State troopers said the child was struck by a 1984 Chevrolet truck traveling east on Hendrix Road.

Authorities said they took a 42-year-old Florence man into custody and charged him with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries, a felony.

The accident remains under investigation.



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