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Driver charged in deadly hit and run in Lockport

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Posted at 7:20 AM, Feb 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-21 14:22:16-05

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Lockport man is facing charges following a deadly hit and run crash.

Nathan Marziale, 38, is charged with one felony count of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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Nathan Marziale, 38, of Lockport, is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

According to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Marziale hit 28 year-old Rafael Medinagonzalez of Grand Island, as the victim was crossing in front of 6694 Dysinger Road around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

The Medinagonzalez later died at Eastern Niagara Hospital Lockport.

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A vigil was held for Rafael Medinagonzalez, the man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash over the weekend in Lockport.

An investigation led to the discovery of the 2018 BMW X5 that detectives say was involved in the crash and left the scene. Marziale was held in Niagara County jail until arraignment.