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Man indicted for vehicular manslaughter in Irondequoit hit and run crash

Police said Robert Hunter III, 25, was arraigned in Irondequoit Town Court Tuesday afternoon. He pleaded not guilty to leaving the scene of an accident causing fatal injury. (Photo: Irondequoit PD)

Rochester/Irondequoit, N.Y. (WHAM) - The man accused of hitting an Irondequoit woman with his car and driving away was indicted by a Monroe County grand jury on Tuesday.

Robert Hunter III, 25, was indicted by a grand jury on one count each of second-degree vehicular manslaughter, operating a motor vehicle impaired that caused a death, leaving the scene of an accident causing fatal injury, and tampering with physical evidence.

In the early morning hours on May 27, Nancy Lopez-Cruz, 35, was killed in that hit-and-run crash. Her body was found in the street by a passer-by.

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Four days after the crash, Irondequoit Police released one more piece of information, saying they believed the vehicle involved in the crash was gray with possible damage to the front end and hood.

Monroe County Sheriff's deputies arrested Hunter on June 5.

Hunter will be arraigned on those charges in Monroe County Court at a later date.

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