CMPD tracks down driver allegedly responsible for deadly hit-and-run in June

CMPD tracks down driver allegedly responsible for deadly hit-and-run in June

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department crash detectives tracked down the driver who allegedly caused a deadly hit-and-run crash on June 20 before fleeing the scene.

Leah Marie Randall, 43, was arrested and charged Thursday with felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle. Randall was also served with two outstanding warrants on DWI charges and a probation violation.

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Randall, who police said was the driver of a Honda Accord, lost control on Billy Graham Parkway near West Boulevard and hit a Buick Enclave forcing it to cross the grass median into oncoming traffic.

The Buick struck a Mazda S3 head-on.

A Hyundai in the other lane of oncoming traffic then struck the Enclave on the passenger side.

The driver of the Buick, Lester Wayne Anderson, 63, was taken to Atrium-CMC and later died on July 8.

A woman and two young teenagers in the Buick suffered serious injuries.

The drivers of the Mazda and Hyundai sustained injuries, as well.

Randall fled the scene and the Honda was located on June 28 in CMPD's Hickory Grove Division.

Call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 if you have any information.

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