Man suspected of fleeing fatal Iowa crash arrested

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Police say the driver who fled the scene of a fatal crash in Davenport has been arrested and charged.

Davenport Assistant Police Chief Don Schaeffer tells the Quad-City Times (http://bit.ly/1l4iXcy) that 22-year-old Charles James Williams, of Davenport, was arrested Friday after being released from a hospital. He is now in the Scott County Jail.

Williams has been charged with homicide by vehicle, operating while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a fatal accident and other counts.

Police say he fled the Dec. 10 single-car crash that killed his passenger, 47-year-old John Frost, of Davenport.

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Information from: Quad-City Times, http://www.qctimes.com

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