Greensboro man arrested in fatal hit-and-run


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Submitted: Wed, 07/11/2012 - 1:44am
Updated: Wed, 07/11/2012 - 1:44am
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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a Greensboro man after a hit-and-run incident that killed two people.

The News & Record of Greensboro reports (http://bit.ly/Mft82r ) that 49-year-old Julio Romero faces a number of charges, including two counts of felony hit-and-run and driving without a license.

Police say the two people were killed as they tried to cross Randleman Road around 5:45 a.m. Tuesday as they walked from a shopping center. Investigators would only say the victims were a man in his early 50s and a woman. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police, officers discovered a black Chevrolet Astro van with damage parked in front of Romero’s residence. Romero was later arrested at an auto parts salvage yard, and police said he had replacement parts to repair the van.

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Information from: News & Record, http://www.news-record.com

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