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Update: Altus deadly hit and run

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Altus, Okla_Altus police have released more information on that deadly hit and run accident that killed a bike rider last Thursday night.

The victim has been identified as 26 year old James Powell Charydczak.
Police say the driver claims he was reaching for something in his truck when he struck Charydczak who was riding his bike in the street.

 It happened on a bridge about a mile east of Tamarack and Main Street. Officers say, the driver left the scene and continued heading home before calling 911. 

The driver told the dispatcher he didn't know what he had hit. When police got to the driver's house, they noticed his truck was considerably damaged. 

Charges against the driver have been sent to the Jackson County District Attorney's office for review. They include failing to stop or comply with requirements of a fatality accident.

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