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Suspect in custody in connection to fatal Velda City hit-and-run

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A woman was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Natural Bridge and Lucas and Hunt Friday (Credit: KMOV) A woman was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Natural Bridge and Lucas and Hunt Friday (Credit: KMOV)
Mikal Hamilton, 24, is charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and leaving scene of motor vehicle accident. Mikal Hamilton, 24, is charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and leaving scene of motor vehicle accident.

VELDA CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A suspect is in custody following a deadly hit-and-run in Velda City from February.

Keisha Redding, 23, was killed when she was struck by a red Monte Carlo that was fleeing from police on February 26, authorities said.

Mikal Hamilton, 24, is charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter and leaving scene of motor vehicle accident.

Hamilton was later identified by a Velda City police officer and from video at an apartment complex, according to authorities.

CrimeStoppers was offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to Hamilton’s arrest.

Information regarding the suspect has not been released.

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