State police arrest man who fled from crash that killed teenager New Years Day

“Our condolences go out to the loved ones of the victim for their loss,” said Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety. “The investigating Troopers worked very hard to quickly apprehend the suspect and we are working with the Attorney General’s office to ensure that justice is served.”

WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE)- The Rhode Island State Police have arrested the driver in Saturday’s fatal hit-and-run in Warwick, State Police announced on Sunday.

State Police said that 30-year-old Aramis Segura fled the scene on foot after crashing into the 17-year-old victim’s Nissan Altima.

Investigators tracked him down and arrested him at his home Saturday evening, according to State Police.

Segura was then taken to state police headquarters and was charged with the following:

  • Leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death
  • Driving to endanger – resulting in death.
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Operating on a suspended license.

His bail has been set at $10,000.

“Our condolences go out to the loved ones of the victim for their loss,” said Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety. “The investigating Troopers worked very hard to quickly apprehend the suspect and we are working with the Attorney General’s office to ensure that justice is served.”

Segura has a previous charge of breaking and entering, and is being held at the ACI.

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