Dickinson man arrested in fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian

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DICKINSON, ND - A 22-year-old Dickinson man is dead after being hit by a pickup on the West Business Loop near 8th St West around 2:45 Sunday morning.

The driver of the pickup, a 23-year-old Dickinson man, left the scene immediately after the incident.

An off-duty fireman saw the incident and provided first aid, but the victim died at the scene.

Authorities are holding the suspect on charges of A-Felony Criminal Vehicular Homicide and B-Felony Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving a Death.

Police say alcohol was a factor.