FITCHBURG, MASS. (WHDH) - A Lunenburg man who fled the scene of a deadly hit-and-run crash in Fitchburg on Thursday has turned himself in and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.
Officers responding to a reported hit-and-run crash in the area of 650 John Fitch Highway about 6:30 p.m. found 71-year-old Mary Paulette Murphy, of Fitchburg, injured in the road, according to Fitchburg police.
Murphy was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died.
Scott Proctor, of Lunenburg, turned himself over to police on Friday.
Proctor is facing a charge of leaving the scene of a personal injury crash.
He will be summonsed to court at a later date.
An investigation is ongoing.
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