Man accused of Yonkers fatal hit-and-run appears in court

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A man accused of a fatal-hit-and run appeared in court Monday on the six-month anniversary of the incident.

Jesus Villanueva died on March 8 after being hit by a car in Yonkers. The father of a young girl was hit steps away from his home on Radford Street, and it wasn't until nearly a month later that police found the driver and took him into custody.

Yonkers police found John Martinez in Connecticut in April by using surveillance video to identify his gray Honda Civic.  

The case is now going to Westchester County Court.

The Villanuevas say Martinez shows no remorse, telling News 12 that two weeks after he hit Jesus with his car, he posted a photo on Instagram saying "Can't wait for the summer to come."

 

 

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