UPDATE: Driver that fled after hitting a child arrested, charged in her death
Updated: Apr 16, 2018 8:58 PM
(Seaford, Del) - Delaware State Police have made an arrest in the hit and run death of a 9-year-old child.
The 9-year-old sustained major injuries and was flown by the Delaware State Police helicopter to A.I. Dupont Children's Hospital where she was listed in critical condition. Saturday night, April 14, 2018, she died from her injuries.
Troopers located the operator of the Mazda, 21-year-old Dwayne R. McConnell of Seaford. On Monday, April 16, 2018, McConnell was charged with Operation of a Vehicle Causing Death of Another Person, Inattentive Driving, Leaving Scene of a Collision Resulting in Death, Failure to Report a Collision Resulting in Injury or Death, and Possession of Marijuana. He was arraigned before the Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $6,151.00 unsecured bond.