Posted: Nov 30, 2012 3:38 AM by AP
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - State police say a man has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed a bicyclist earlier this month.
A state police news release Thursday identified the suspect as 51-year-old Michael Murtagh of Hammond.
Murtagh was booked with negligent homicide and hit-and-run driving.
The accident is believed to have happened late on the night of Nov. 10 on Louisiana Highway 445. The victim was 58-year-old Bruce D. Burge of Hammond.