Hit-and-run suspect arrested

May 11, 2011

Local police investigators have arrested 24-year-old Geoffrey Collins in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed one man and injured another late Sunday night. Collins was tracked down Tuesday after police received a tip. He admitted to driving the Ford Ranger truck that hit and killed David Smith and critically injured Jason Pedigo, who  were pushing a shopping cart on West Morris Street about 11:45 p.m. on their way to get beer. Collins faces several felony charges.