Police find car wanted for fatal hit-and-run in Buffalo

Posted at 7:09 PM, Jun 02, 2017

Buffalo Police announced they have a found a vehicle wanted in connection to a hit-and-run death on Bailey Avenue on May 26th.

The car was recovered approximately one mile from where a 60-year-old Buffalo man was killed while trying to cross the street.

Police would not say exactly where the car was recovered because it is part of the investigation but the Lincoln MKX did have heavy front-end damage and a broken windshield.

Lt. Jeff Rinaldo said police are looking at two people of interest in this case.

The victim was Arthur Redrick who lives on Lang Avenue.  According to his family, Redrick was trying to cross Bailey Avenue to get to a corner market when he was struck and killed.

Even though Arthur Redrick was disabled, his bother and sister tell 7 Eyewitness News that Arthur was very devoted to helping others and for years had walked to St. Luke's Mission of Mercy to assist with the church.

"He would get toys for people and kids and help distribute them," said Barbara Zeigler, his sister.

Zeigler said she is now trying to get a horse-drawn hearst for the funeral procession because her bother loved horses.  The funeral is scheduled for Wednesday June 7th at St. Lukes in Buffalo.

Reporter Ed Reilly has more in his report.