News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:
Arrest made In Hit-Skip Fatal Accident
The Fort Wayne Police Department has made an arrest in the fatal hit-skip accident which occurred Tuesday, November 18, 2014 on Maplecrest Road at Georgetown North Boulevard:
Arrested: Howard George Lininger M/84, New Haven, IN
Charge: Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Injury or Death, Level 5 Felony
25-Year old Haley Marie Nancarrow who was walking on Maplecrest Road was pronounced dead at the scene. Tips generated from media coverage of this incident helped investigators to develop information that lead to Lininger and his eventual arrest Monday night.