AUBRUN HILLS (WWJ) — Angelo Diangelo, 68, of Royal Oak was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash on Monday, which killed a man on the side of the road back on June 28.
According to a press release, bond was set at $25,000 personal bond with a preliminary exam is scheduled for August 12. Failure to stop at the scene of an accident which results in a death carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and/or a $5,000 fine.
Ernest Carter, 55, was killed in the crash on June 28 at around 4:45 am on northbound I-75 at Walton Blvd. Carter was driving a semi-truck with trailer and pulled off onto the right shoulder to check the tail lights on the trailer.
He was struck and killed by Diangelo’s vehicle as he was standing alongside the trailer near the fog line. Diangelo then left the scene without stopping to report the incident.
Evidence collected at the scene of the crash revealed that the suspect vehicle was a silver 2013 Ford Focus Titanium edition. The vehicle sustained damage to the front passenger side grill and passenger side mirror.
Auburn Hills Police were contacted on August 1 by a Ford dealership in Troy, where Diangelo had turned his vehicle in for repair and was subsequently arrested.