COSHOCTON -- Authorities have arrested Dustin James Carroll, 24, Coshocton, in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident on Nov. 27 in the city.
Carroll has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, a third-degree felony, after allegedly striking a pedestrian at approximately 2 a.m. and then fleeing the scene.
Michael McFadden, 26, Coshocton, was struck at the intersection of South Third and Elm streets and later died at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.
Coshocton County Coroner Dr. Robert Gwinn ordered an autopsy be performed on McFadden. The results will be forwarded to law enforcement investigators.
Bond was set at $100,000 when Carroll appeared in the Coshocton Municipal Court on Tuesday, Nov. 30. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for this week.
The case is expected to be presented to a Coshocton County grand jury.