Arrest made in fatal Bushwick hit-and-run of teen

A man is in custody in the fatal hit-and-run of a teen in Bushwick Sunday.Police responded to a call about a pedestrian struck at Palmetto

BUSHWICK - A man is in custody in the fatal hit-and-run of a teen in Bushwick Sunday.

Police responded to a call about a pedestrian struck at Palmetto Street and Central Avenue in the early morning hours. Officers say they found the victim, 13-year-old Anthony Delgado, with critical injuries. Delgado was transported to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Authorities say the victim was walking his bike across the street when he was hit.Police arrested Melvin Morales Sunday. He now faces manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident, speeding and driving while intoxicated charges.

AP wire reports contributed to this report.

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