Police Seek Warrant in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Rapid City police have targeted a suspect in last year’s hit-and-run crash that killed a one-year-old girl.

Authorities say the 37-year-old man was speeding before hitting two cars at a Rapid City intersection Oct. 5, 2019. Mackayla Dillion, riding in one of the cars that was struck, died. Two adults in her vehicle suffered serious injuries.

The Rapid City Journal reports police say they identified a suspect using surveillance video, forensic evidence analysis and witness interviews. Investigators are seeking a warrant to arrest the suspect on possible manslaughter and hit-and-run charges.

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