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Raleigh man arrested in connection with hit-and-run crash

Posted October 8, 2012 9:44 p.m. EDT
Updated October 9, 2012 12:44 p.m. EDT

— Raleigh police on Monday arrested a 40-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run crash near the intersection of Wake Forest Road and St. Albans Drive. 

According to investigators, Willie Lee Artist was driving a 2008 Dodge minivan south on Wake Forest Road when he hit Sherman Jerome Bryant, who was walking across Wake Forest Road, about 7:30 p.m. 

Following the wreck, Artist left the scene, police said. Bryant, 24, wasn't walking in a designated crosswalk at the time of the wreck and suffered a broken ankle. 

Artist was charged with felony hit-and-run. 

No other information was released.