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Police arrest man wanted for running from crash

Posted at 9:42 AM, Feb 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-25 13:51:46-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Police in Indianapolis arrested a man who they believe drove a vehicle that crashed in early February, killing a pregnant mother.

Representatives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department say Demarco Mathews, 31, was driving a car that went over an embankment and flipped over. The woman, later identified as Antoinette Johnson, was ejected and killed.

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Johnson's mother said she was seven months pregnant. She also had three other young children.

Police detectives are charging Mathews with leaving the scene of an accident causing death, a Level 5 Felony. They say he ran from the scene without trying to help Johnson or contacting police.


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