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Man taken into custody following fatal hit-and-run

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One person was taken into custody after a violent crash overnight.

It happened at the intersection of 34th Street and Moller Road around midnight where Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers said that 20-year-old Tresor Shema was driving a Volkswagon Passat when he collided with a white Dodge Neon, splitting it in half.

A 22-year-old female passenger in the Neon died on the scene of the crash.

The driver of the car was said to be alert and walking.

Police said Shema got out of their car and fled the scene on foot.

IMPD later tweeted that Shema was taken into custody following the crash.

He faces a felony charge of failure to stop at an accident involving death.

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