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Man Flees After Killing Elderly Pedestrian

East Poultney, Vermont - July 26, 2007

A Poultney man was killed in a hit and run accident.

Police say 74-year-old Paul Delorenzi was walking across a bridge on Thrall Road when he was hit by a pickup truck. Delorenzi was pronounced dead at the hospital.

With the help of witnesses, police tracked the Toyota pickup suspected in the accident to a home in Middletown Springs. There they arrested 21-year-old Brent Poczobut of Poultney.

He's now charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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