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Fmr. Detective Arrested in Fatal Hit-Run in Atlantic County

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A retired Hammonton, New Jersey detective has been charged in connection with the hit and run death of a teenager in Atlantic County Friday night.
crime scene cuffs1 Fmr. Detective Arrested in Fatal Hit Run in Atlantic CountyKYW’s Al Novack reports 
the Atlantic County prosecutor says 63-year-old Anthony Scaltrito of Hammonton was the driver of a pickup truck that struck Justin Montgomery.

Authorities say 15-year-old Montgomery was struck and killed on Route 50 in Hamilton Township around 8:30pm Friday (see previous story).

Scaltrito has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident and tampering with evidence. He was arraigned last night and was released on bail.

An autopsy on Montgomery’s body has been scheduled for later today.

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