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Suspect in fatal hit and run turns himself in


A suspect has turned himself in after a deadly hit and run incident that left one dead on May 23.

According to Baton Rouge Police, 26-year-old Terrance Kirklin, 26, was arrested for allegedly being involved in the crash that took place in the 6900 block of Airline Highway.

A police investigation showed that Fredrick Harris, 49, died when he was struck by a car while trying to cross Airline Highway on his bicycle at about 7:30 p.m. Baton Rouge Police say that it did not appear that Harris attempted to cross at an intersection.

Kirkland was arrested and charged with Felony Hit and Run, and Driving Under Suspension.

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