Connecticut college student killed in car crash where driver fled, cops say. Weeks later, they caught the suspect.

Source: Suffield police; MEGA

Nov. 7 2021, Published 9:38 a.m. ET

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A Connecticut man was charged with a hit-and-run that left a 20-year-old college student dead last month.

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Officials said Meghan Voisine, a junior at the University of Connecticut, was killed after a vehicle reportedly hit her and took off around 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 in Suffield, Connecticut.

Police reportedly located and seized the vehicle and identified a possible suspect two days after the crash, according to the Suffield Patch.

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Frederick Seymour, 58, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, was charged with evading responsibility in a death or serious injury accident and operating under suspension, The Suffield Police Department said in a statement.

Seymour is currently being held on $750,000 bond pending his scheduled court appearance on Nov. 8.

The investigation is ongoing, and officials said additional charges might be filed.


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