Teen charged in fatal hit and run

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY-- An 18-year-old is charged in connection to a fatal hit and run in Cheektowaga on Sunday.

Devin D. Scagnelli, 18, was arraigned Monday afternoon with bail set at at $100,000. He is charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.

Cheektowaga Police say Scagnelli was traveling on Borden Road Sunday morning when he allegedly hit Rickey Mullar, 47, while he was walking northbound on Borden. Mullar died at the scene.

Investigators say Scagnelli initially stopped, but then drove off before being stopped by an off-duty police officer.

Police are still investigating. They're looking for anyone that may have witnessed the accident to contact the Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigation Unit at 686-3580.


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