Suspect surrenders in hit-and-run that killed pedestrian
Rhode Island State Police said they've arrested a Connecticut man who was wanted in a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run crash in Scituate.
State police said Clyde Horne, 26, of Moosup, surrendered Tuesday morning, one day after he was named in an indictment.
Horne was arraigned in Providence Superior Court on one count of leaving the scene of an accident, death resulting. He was released on personal recognizance.
Police said Demetrio Tem-Temaj, 40, of Providence, was struck and killed Dec. 29 while he walked along Plainfield Pike.
The car that struck Tem-Temaj was found at a body shop in Norwich less than a week later.
Horne's parents told NBC 10 News that he's a good kid who got scared and that he and they are remorseful.
According to an online fundraiser, Tem-Temaj was a long-time learner and leader at the organization English for Action based in Providence.
Executive Director Cristina Cabrera told NBC 10 he was a hard worker, not only as a student, but also an organizer of events who trained to facilitate meetings