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Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested

Posted July 26, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— A suspect is now behind bars in connection with a deadly hit-and-run accident that occured last week.

Raleigh police arrested Matthew Hanson Monday and charged him with killing Charles Willis.

Willis was riding a bike just a few feet from his driveway along Saint James Church Road, in Raleigh when he was hit.

Police credit a checkpoint and media coverage with helping them find the suspect.