Crime

Marshall Smith, 85, was missing after dialysis treatment before fatal hit-and-run

Last month, we told you about the arrest of 85-year-old Marshall Smith in a hit-and-run that killed Leanne Hund, who was crossing a street when she was struck. It was the second fatal accident involving a driver over eighty in a matter of days. Smith has now been charged with leaving of the scene of an accident resulting in death, and his arrest affidavit reveals that he'd been reported missing after getting dialysis treatment the day before. Get more details and see the complete report plus our previous coverage below.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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