Antonieta Vargas, 37, killed in hit-and-run pedestrian collision on Newman Avenue in Seekonk, Massachusetts

Modified Date: 
Mon, 09/16/2019 - 5:31am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019

Police searching for driver in deadly Seekonk hit-and-run

A preliminary investigation suggests that the driver who hit her was in a light-colored SUV, possibly a Jeep Grand Cherokee, between the model years of 1999 and 2004.

Police make arrest in deadly Seekonk hit-and-run

Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal hit-and-run that happened Thursday.

Driver Arrested In Seekonk Hit-And-Run That Left Mother Dead

The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said 27-year-old Jeremy Schmidt of East Providence was arrested around 4:30 a.m. by Rhode Island State Police.

East Providence man accused of fatal hit-and-run due in court

Schmidt will be arraigned on several charges, including leaving the scene, death resulting, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lane violation, according to the DA.

Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Antonieta Vargas
Jeremy Schmidt
Newman Avenue

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