Driver in deadly hit and run surrenders to police

Driver in deadly hit and run surrenders to police
Anthony Grundy surrendered to Louisville Metro police in connection with a June 7 deadly hit and run accident on Dixie Highway in Louisville.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Louisville Metro police have made an arrested in a deadly hit and run after the person involved turned himself in.

Louisville Metro police say a Jeep Wrangler, similar to the one in this photo, left the scene after hitting and killing a woman crossing Dixie Highway. (Source: Louisville Metro Police Department)
Louisville Metro police say a Jeep Wrangler, similar to the one in this photo, left the scene after hitting and killing a woman crossing Dixie Highway. (Source: Louisville Metro Police Department)

Around 9:25 p.m. on the night of June 7, a woman crossing Dixie Highway near Ratcliffe Avenue was struck by a vehicle that left the scene. Investigators with the LMPD Traffic Unit determined the vehicle involved was a red Jeep Wrangler.

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Friday afternoon, Anthony Grundy, 40, of Louisville, turned himself in to police and admitted that he was driving the red Jeep on the night of the accident. Grundy told investigators that he struck and unknown object in the roadway, but didn’t stop and continued on to the home of his girlfriend.

His arrest report said Grundy also admitted he didn’t have a license and the insurance and registration on the Jeep were not current.

In addition to the charges for not having a license, insurance or registration, Grundy is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failing to render aid. Grundy is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections and is expected to be arraigned Saturday morning.

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